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WHAT'S NEW - MDS

REMINDER: Upcoming One-Day MDS Workshops are scheduled for March 2nd in Okmulgee, March 23rd in Ardmore, and March 28th in Woodward. Go to the 'Training and Workshops' tab at the left of this page to register. 

NOTICE: The Five Star Preview Reports are available as of March 17, 2017. To access these reports, select the CASPER Reporting link located on the CMS QIES Systems for Providers page. Once in the CASPER Reporting system, select the 'Folders' button and access the Five Star Report in your 'st LTC facid' folder. Important Note: Nursing Home Compare will update with February's Five Star data on March 22, 2017.

The 5 Star Help Line (800-839-9290) will be available March 20, 2017 through March 24, 2017, should you have any questions about your reports.  Please direct your inquiries to: BetterCare@cms.hhs.gov, if the Help Line is not available.

CMS Re-Released Appendix PP due to technical updates: Effective February 10, 2017, the revised Appendix PP of the State Operations Manual has been posted. Click on this link to download and save (Re-Released version of Appendix PP on March 8, 2017): https://www.cms.gov/Regulations-and-Guidance/Guidance/Transmittals/2017Downloads/R168SOMA.pdf

 

ADDITIONAL CURRENT INFORMATION:

What’s New:  PBJ Provider User’s Guide (Updated 03/2017)  Click here to visit website for download: https://www.qtso.com/pbjtrain.html

 For questions related to software or technical requirements, please email NursingHomePBJTechIssues@cms.hhs.gov.

 For questions related to PBJ policies, please email NHstaffing@cms.hhs.gov.

 PBJ website link: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Staffing-Data-Submission-PBJ.html

 2016 CMS Section M Training

 2016 CMS Video Series on Section GG

 


QIES Team:

Diane Henry, State RAI Coordinator  ♦  Bob Bischoff, State Automation Coordinator  ♦  Wanda Roberts, RN Consultant  ♦  Stephanie Sandlin, RN Consultant


Click one of the following links for more information:

QIES MDS Resources QIES Multimedia Resources MDS Regulations MDS Forms and Manuals MDS Software MDS Reports

 

QIES MDS RESOURCES 
  • MDS Related Training (CMS Webcast)
    Original Air Date:  12/17/2009 Course Description from CMS Web site: This program will be the first of a three-part series focused on providing information on the Minimum Data Set Version 3.0 (MDS 3.0) implemented on October 1, 2010 by nursing homes across the nation.
  • Resource links document - (.doc, 196 KB file) This listing of resources in this Practice Outline is being provided as a service and does not constitute or imply endorsement of these organizations or their programs.  OSDH is not responsible for the content of pages found at these sites.  URL addresses were current as of September 1, 2010.

 

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QIES MULTIMEDIA RESOURCES 
  • CMS YouTube Training Videos for MDS 3.0 - From the "MDS 3.0 Training Materials" web page, videos are located towards the bottom under "Related Links Outside CMS".  MP4 video files are also provided just in case your facility is not able to access the videos via YouTube website.  
  • Access to CASPER Quality Measure (QM) Reports YouTube Video, December 2015, click here.
  • Access to CASPER Quality Measure (QM) Reports PowerPoint Slides in .PDF, December 2015, click here. (.pdf, 624.3 KB file)
  • MDS 3.0 Corrections YouTube Video, December 2013, click here.
  • MDS 3.0 Corrections PowerPoint Slides in .PDF, December 2013, click here. (.pdf, 938.0 KB file)
  • MDS 3.0 Corrections Q&A PowerPoint Slides in .PDF, December 2013, click here. (.pdf, 201.0 KB file)

 

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MDS REGULATIONS 

 

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MDS FORMS AND MANUALS 
  • CASPER User Guide - (Scroll down to the bottom of the page under "Guides and Manuals")
  • MDS QM Reports - (Scroll down to the download section at the bottom of the page)

 

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MDS SOFTWARE 

Nursing Facilities have two options available for obtaining software specific to the transmission of MDS assessment data:

  • Facilities may obtain software developed by private vendors, but need to ensure the software meets the minimum specifications established by CMS.

    - OR -

  • Facilities may obtain JRAVEN / RAVEN software, developed and maintained by CMS, free of charge.  JRAVEN / RAVEN Help Desk information may be found on the CMS/QTSO web page links below.

JRAVEN / RAVEN Software for Long Term Care Providers:

Dialer Software (Juniper Client/Verizon):

 

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MDS REPORTS

 

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