On 5-20-19, CMS posted the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.17, which will be implemented on 10-1-19. The MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.17 contains many updates including information related to the Patient Driven Payment Model (PDPM). You can find the new manual at www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/MDS30RAIManual.html. It is at the bottom of the page in the Related Links section. Please check back prior to October 1, 2019 for a final posting which may contain additional updates.