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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.
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:
Nursing Facilities have two options available for obtaining software specific to the transmission of MDS assessment data:
JRAVEN / RAVEN Software for Long Term Care Providers:
Dialer Software (Juniper Client/Verizon):
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