jRAVEN (CMS Free MDS Software) Updated

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

The Resident Assessment Validation and Entry System (jRAVEN) was developed by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS). jRAVEN is a free Java based software application which provides an option for facilities to collect and maintain MDS Assessment data for subsequent submission to the appropriate state and/or national data repository. jRAVEN displays the MDS Item Sets similar to the paper version of the forms. Please consult the jRAVEN Installation and User Guides for additional information.

jRAVEN v1.8.0 is now available for download. Users do not need a previous version of jRAVEN to download, install or use jRAVEN v1.8.0.

jRAVEN v1.8.0 includes the following update (released January 6, 2022):

  • The new version number for the PDPM Grouper, v2.0002

jRAVEN 1.8.0 Release Files (ZIP)