This version of the MDS 3.0 RAI Manual incorporates clarifications to existing coding and transmission policy; it also addresses clarifications and scenarios concerning complex areas.
Monday’s posting caught many insiders by surprise, as CMS officials had not been specific about a release date. Based on historical precedent, many were expecting a release late this week, possibly on Friday afternoon, leading into the start of a holiday weekend.
McKnight’s does a great job of explaining the document in THIS ARTICLE.
To download the manual, you can visit the CMS website HERE.