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MDS Newsletter Includes Major Changes to RAI Manual Released by CMS

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has issued an All Facilities Letter (AFL) to remind skilled-nursing facilities that its MDS newsletters, California MDS Nuggets, are posted on the CDPH website. The AFL also notes that the December issue includes significant changes to sections G, K and O of the Resident Assessment Instrument Manual released by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services in October and November 2013. For more information, see the attached AFL and related newsletter.