3 Discussions to complete are the following:
Are American nursing homes regulated too much? Are they regulated too little? Are they regulated effectively?
What types of deficiencies would you suspect are most commonly found during nursing home inspections?
See the Office of Inspector General’s Memorandum Report, “Trends in Nursing Home Deficiencies and Complaints.” (Links to an external site.)Links to an external site.
This is an excerpt from an email that I received recently:
CMS Releases Preview of MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.17
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) MDS 3.0 RAI Manual v1.17 is available for download.
CMS has posted an early version of RAI Manual v1.17, based on stakeholder feedback. It is set to go into effect on Oct. 1, 2019 and you can find it on the Related Links section of the CMS MDS 3.0 RAI Manual website. (Links to an external site.)
This is an early version and changes are expected with the release of the final version later this year.
Please consider the legal risks associated with educating the SNF staff to properly document care.