Our annual update to the PASRR National Report, this time focusing on our analysis of MDS data, and on our (new) analysis of data that states collect for quality monitoring and quality improvement (QM/QI).
PTAC consultant Dustin Dodson has written a timely, accessible review of the issues that must be kept in mind when using MDS for data-analytic purposes. In this paper, Dodson:
The October 2014 PASRR webinar "2014 PASRR National Report: Level I and MDS" occurred on Tuesday, October 14th, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). The webinar was presented by Ed Kako of PTAC and the Technical Assistance Collaborative.
The enclosed 2014 report (below) updates the 2013 Review of State Preadmission Screening and Resident Review (PASRR) Policies and Procedures.
MDS 3.0 Comprehensive (Annual) Assessment
The July 2014 PASRR webinar "PASRR and the Minimum Data Set (MDS): A Closer Look at PASRR-Identified Nursing Home Residents in Your State" occurred on Tuesday, July 8, at 1 PM EST (10 AM PST). The webinar was led by Ed Kako of the PASRR Technical Assistance Center.
The Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a robust tool used to capture a standardized set of data on every resident in Medicaid certified nursing facilities.
No. Some significant changes in status may have a dramatic impact on a resident's MI/ID status, while others may have little or no impact.
Recall that PASRR stands for "Preadmission Screening and Resident Review." By definition, PAS ("Preadmission Screening") must be performed before an individual is admitted to a Medicaid-certified nursing facility.
Synopsis of the Topic Dan Timmel of CMS talks about the links between PASRR and version 3.0 of MDS.