CMS/MDS Updates

The MDS 3.0 RAI Manual Version 1.14 and related item sets go into effect 10/1/16 and can be found at:

  • This version of the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual incorporates the new Section GG: Functional Abilities and Goals, the new Part A PPS Discharge assessment, and clarifications to existing coding and transmission policy; it also addresses clarifications and scenarios concerning complex areas.

    CMS Provider Training Regarding the new Section GG can be found on You Tube:


  • MDS Provider Users Guide and CASPER Reporting User’s Guide updated in September 2016 can be found at:



If you have any questions, please feel free to contact Stacey Bryan at (573)751-6308 or