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CMS expecting big crowd for MDS 3.0 special Open Door Forum

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services for the first time is requesting advance registration for a nursing home “Open Door Forum.” The federal regulatory body will report results of its five-year MDS 3.0 “validation” study at the forum at 1 p.m. (Eastern time) on Jan. 24.

Sherrie Dornberger, RNC, CDONA, FACDONA, executive director, NADONA

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I am a charge nurse at a skilled care facility and assist with the MDS. I overheard our DON talking about a “CARE tool.” Can you give me some information on this?

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