We knew it was coming and it is here. CMS released the 5-Star preview reports yesterday and they can be downloaded from your CASPER folder in QIES. This data is what will be publicly reported on or around October 28th on the Nursing Home Compare and Care Compare websites. There are a few things to… Continue reading 5-Star Preview Reports are Here! Clarification to Reflections blog Q&A #4
This week, CMS surprised us with a revised version of the MDS that will be effective this fall for FY 2021. It is a surprise because nothing about this particular change was mentioned in the proposed rule posted in April. CMS has indicated in the May posting on the MDS Technical Information page that in… Continue reading MDS v1.17.2 – What Changed?