In midst of iQIES transition, feds map out MDS, RAI schedules

Ken BellLTC News

McKnights (04/14/2023) – Officials with the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services used Thursday’s Open Door Forum to unfold final plans for nursing homes to successfully complete the transition to the new version of MDS by Oct. 1.

All provider submissions are currently on hold — until 8 a.m. ET Monday morning — while all previous records, submissions and reports are transitioned into the previously announced Internet Quality Improvement and Evaluation System (iQIES). Providers had until 8 p.m. Thursday night to submit material to the old QIES ASAP system before they were locked out for an 84-hour transition period. Full story »