March 29, 2012
To: Long Term Care Providers/MDS Coordinators
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has made changes to the MDS 3.0 effective April 1, 2012. The revised manual, revised forms, change tables and pages can be located on the following link:
Training Conference Information/Slides are available online at:
This memo and future memos are available at the Office of Health Care Assurance website: http://hawaii.gov/health/elder-care/health-assurance/medicare-facilities/ohcaupdates.html
If you have any questions, please contact Lynette Kikuchi, Nurse Surveyor, at the Department of Health, Office of Health Care Assurance, Phone 692-7420.