DOH Releases MDS Census Data Collection Period for January 2019

Nancy Leveille Lisa Volk and Carl Pucci in Clinical & Quality

DOH has issued the following DAL, which gives guidance and related timelines for providers to submit last January’s 2019 census data to be used for the upcoming revised July 1, 2019 rates. Please note that December 2, 2019 is the last day to submit/revise your MDS CMS Data for that time period.

This DOH memo follows their past standard process for collecting MDS’ based on a census date and look back period of 92 days. DOH will complete this MDS submission and rate setting cycle and further guidance regarding the January 1, 2020 rates is forthcoming.

Related questions should be submitted to


Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x20

Lisa Volk, RN, B.P.S., LNHA
Director, Clinical & Quality Services
518-462-4800 x15

Carl J. Pucci
Chief Financial Officer
518-462-4800 x36