Completion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Discharge Assessments for Resident Transfers from a Medicare- and/or Medicaid-Certified
Bed to a Non-Certified Bed
Completion of Minimum Data Set (MDS) 3.0 Discharge Assessments for Transfer from Medicare- and/or Medicaid-Certified Beds
to Non-Certified Beds: The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is reinforcing the requirement for MDS 3.0 Discharge
assessments to be completed when a resident transfers from a Medicare- and/or Medicaid-certified bed to a non-certified bed.
Discharge assessments are required assessments and are critical to ensuring the accuracy of Quality Measures (QMs) and in
aiding in resident care planning for discharge from the certified facility.