Newly Released CMS Quality Reporting Manual

Earlier this month, CMS released a NEW version of the MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual V12.0 on their page: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/NHQIQualityMeasures.html

Two files related to the MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual have been posted:

  1. MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual V12.0 contains detailed specification for the MDS 3.0 quality measures. MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual V12.0 is available at: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Downloads/MDS-30-QM-USERS-MANUAL-v120.pdf
  2. Quality Measure Identification Number by CMS Reporting Module Table V1.7 documents CMS quality measures calculated using MDS 3.0 data and reported in a CMS reporting module. A unique CMS identification number is specified for each QM. The table is available at: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Downloads/Quality-Measure-Identification-Number-by-CMS-Reporting-Module-Table-V17.pdf