MDS 3.0 and RUG IV: Are You Ready??

Even though the MDS has been used for more than a decade, it continues to be re-tooled. Now, seventeen years later, the MDS 3.0 and RUG-IV are scheduled for implementation in October, 2010. With roughly a half year left before this major change, we find ourselves wondering what needs to happen to assure success. Let’s look at the process from 10,000 feet.