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Government conference call will let providers give, get an earful on latest MDS 3.0 changes

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services has hosted free monthly update conference calls for nursing home operators for several years. Next Thursday's edition is bound to be one of the most popular ever. Implementation glitches and other news about the new MDS 3.0 nursing home assessment tool will be the hot topic during the SNF Open Door Forum, which begins at 2 p.m. Eastern. (See the top story at left and the blog entry below for more details and perspective on the subject.) To take part in the call ...

CMS to redo nursing home validation reports due to MDS 3.0 system glitch

CMS to redo nursing home validation reports due to MDS 3.0 system glitch

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will have to reprocess validation reports for an estimated more than 100,000 records from nursing homes as a result of a glitch in the new MDS 3.0 system, Sheila Lambowitz, director of the Division of Institutional Post Acute Care at CMS, told McKnight's Monday.