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CMS Updates to FAQ’s

CMS updated FAQ’s on the CMS site. There is great information provided on two hour reporting, reporting A/N/E, physical restraints (bed alarms) and bedrails.  https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/GuidanceforLawsAndRegulations/Downloads/LTC-Survey-FAQs.pdf Location of the CMS website for Nursing Facilities:  https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Provider-Enrollment-and-Certification/GuidanceforLawsAndRegulations/Nursing-Homes.html Helpful video on abuse: ANE Video:

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MDS 3.0 RAI Manual

The newly updated MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.16 is going into effect October 1, 2018 and there are changes that may affect how you code. Reach out to your local MDS Resource to find out when training dates are scheduled in your area and learn how to manage all the changes.

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