MDS 2023: The Countdown

Read our exclusive series of blogs to prepare for the October 1 changes – section by section

October 1, 2023 will bring a new MDS for us all to manage.  The MDS Consultants team has gone through the known changes in detail to share with you these section-by-section primers.  Disclaimer. Each post is current as of the date of publication.  CMS is expected to make further changes. Read the whole series to get prepared!

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New Pain Interview in Section J

New Pain Interview in Section J

This post is part of the MDS 2023 Countdown series.  Disclaimer. Current as of February 22, 2023 What You Can Expect to See The most noticeable changes to Section J are evident in the pain interview, specifically questions J0510, J0520 and J0530. The RAI Manual has long cited the Pain Interview in...

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The New and Improved Section D

The New and Improved Section D

This post is part of the MDS 2023 Countdown series.  Disclaimer. Current as of November 25, 2022 WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT TO SEE What is Changing with Section D? Many of us may have skipped over some changes in our rush to see what happened to section G.  But Section D also has some notable changes!...

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