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CMS did more than 'just' cut Medicare pay by 11.1%

CMS did more than 'just' cut Medicare pay by 11.1%

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Have you started your COT trending analysis? On Aug. 8, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services released the final ruling and commentary for the new implementation of the MDS changes set to take effect on Oct. 1. Of these many changes, I believe the most significant will be with the Change of Therapy OMRA.

LeadingAge: Don't dash through MDS 3.0 assessments

In a memo to its provider members, LeadingAge has warned that overuse of dash marks in MDS 3.0 assessments could result in the lowering of a facility's quality measure resident sample.