MDS 3.0 Discharge Assessments

Completion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Discharge Assessments for Transfer from Medicare- and/or Medicaid-Certified Beds to Non-Certified Beds:

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is reinforcing the requirement for MDS 3.0 Discharge assessments to be completed when a resident transfers from a Medicare- and/or Medicaid-certified bed to a non-certified bed.

Discharge assessments are required assessments and are critical to ensuring the accuracy of Quality Measures (QMs) and in aiding in resident care planning for discharge from the certified facility