CHA News Article

California MDS Newsletter Available

The California Department of Public Health has issued the attached All Facilities Letter (AFL) to inform skilled-nursing facilities that the April edition of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) newsletter, California MDS Nuggets, is now available. The AFL also notes that the April issue includes revisions to Section “A” of the Resident Assessment Instrument Manual, new recommendations for the pneumococcal vaccine, instructions for documenting the influenza vaccine and information on the expansion of MDS surveys.