LeadingAge members and non-members can purchase a recorded webinar which highlights the additions, deletions and changes to the Minimum Data Set (MDS) and Resident Assessment Instrument (RAI) manual instructions. The changes take effect Oct. 1.
MDS accuracy is critical for care planning, quality measures and payment systems. The new item sets are packed full of changes, including updates to the reporting of admissions, functional performance and discharge goals. The webinar provides information on how to:
- Consider how the upcoming MDS changes will impact the reimbursement model and payment system for nursing homes moving forward.
- Gain a deeper understanding of the revised coding guidance and clarifications for MDS items.
- Review upcoming changes to the RAI manual instructions and how to prepare for compliance with the new regulations.
The webinar costs $49 for members and $98 for non-members and can be purchased through the Leading Age Learning Hub.