Validation Report

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.

The glitch

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It's amazing what some lines of computer code can do. In the case of the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services, it threw off the workings of the new MDS 3.0 system.