jRAVEN Users – Update Available

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

CMS posted an update – version 1.7.2 – on the QTSO website December 2, 2019.  Providers that utilize jRAVEN for MDS encoding/submission should update their software ASAP.

Release Notes

jRAVEN (version 1.7.2) is now available for download which contains the following updates:

  • A defect has been corrected that was causing the HIPPS score that is calculated in jRAVEN to not match the score calculated by the Submission System
  • Changes in support of the MDS Data Specifications Errata V3.00.3
  • The new MDS VUT, version 3.2.0, also updated in support of the Errata V3.00.3
  • All enhancements included with jRAVEN V1.7.0 & V1.7.1:
    • MDS Item Set Version V1.17
    • MDS Data Specification Version V3.00
    • The PDPM Grouper V1.0003
    • Supports the Correction Policy update to not allow corrections if it causes the target date to cross over the 10/1/2019 date
    • Supports the updated submission timeframe change from 3 years to 2 years