Fiscal Year (FY) 2015 Minimum Data Set (MDS) Focused Survey Summary
• The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has completed the FY 2015 MDS Focused Surveys and is providing an overview
of the results.
• The FY 2015 MDS Focused Survey Summary outlines the background for the MDS Focused Surveys, the types of deficiencies and
errors identified on these surveys, and provides technical resources for providers to help improve accuracy and help providers
maintain compliance to enhance the safety and quality of care nursing home residents receive.