Volume XXX, Number 10
 October 2015

Did You Miss the MDS 3.0 Update Webinar on Sept. 28?

Want to learn what changes will happen to MDS in October? Then listen to the archived presentation, MDS 3.0 Update for October 2015. The event is geared toward MDS nursing staff, nurse managers and surveyors. During the webinar, Cheryl Shiffer, DADS Quality Monitoring Program Nurse and Texas MDS Clinical Coordinator, covered the following topics:

  • New MDS item sets (v1.13.2)
  • Changes and clarifications in the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual (v1.13)
  • ICD-10 update, including codes prohibited on Texas MDS
  • New Quality Measures User’s Manual, v9.0

Click here to follow along or take notes during the presentation.

Questions can be emailed to cheryl.shiffer@dads.state.tx.us

President’s Report


 Legislative Update


 Commitment to Care

MDS Member Alerts

  • Did You Miss the MDS 3.0 Update Webinar on Sept. 28?

If you have any questions about the THCA C to C Initiative or would like to share your facilities successes please contact me at gbwilliams@txhca.org or call (512) 458-1257.


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