MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual Version 12.0 Now Available

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare®

CMS surprised all LTC providers late yesterday and posted the latest version of the Quality Measures User’s Manual. This latest version is 110 pages in length and carries an effective date of January 1, 2019.

The MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual Version 12.0 has been posted. The MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual V12.0 contains detailed specifications for the MDS 3.0 quality measures. The MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual V11.0 has been moved to the Quality Measures Archive page.

A file related to the MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual has also been posted:

Quality Measure Identification Number by CMS Reporting Module Table V1.7 (8 pages in length) documents CMS quality measures calculated using MDS 3.0 data and reported in a CMS reporting module.  A unique CMS identification number is specified for each QM.