CHA News Article

California MDS Newsletter Available

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued the attached All Facilities Letter (AFL) to inform skilled-nursing facilities that the October edition of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) newsletter, California MDS Nuggets, is now available. The AFL also notes that the October issue includes information on MDS 3.0 Sections “S” and “Q,” a link to the new Physician Order for Life-Sustaining Treatment form, the new change of therapy other Medicare required assessment, and other topics. A copy of the newsletter is attached.