MDS 3.0 requires new items on assessments with a Target Date of April 1, 2012 and later. Failure to upgrade your software will result in fatal errors. Contact your software vendor for a software upgrade prior to encoding assessments with a Target Date of 04/01/2012 and later. The enhanced software should incorporate the changes contained in the MDS 3.0 Submission Specs V1.10.1, at: http://www.cms.gov/NursingHomeQualityInits/30_NHQIMDS30TechnicalInformation.asp
jRAVEN users will find jRAVEN 1.1.4 available for download after 03/27/2012 at: https://www.qtso.com/ravendownload.html. This upgrade incorporates the changes beginning 04/01/2012.
If you have questions, please contact Joan Brundick, State RAI Coordinator, Missouri Department of Health & Senior Services at 573-751-6308.