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Ready, set, assess! MDS 3.0 goes into effect today

October 1, 2010
by Patricia Sheehan
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The much anticipated (or dreaded, depending on your point of view) MDS 3.0 resident assessment tool begins today. Months of meetings, planning, and practice will be put to real time use as administrators and their teams work to manage compliance without suffering revenue losses. We’d like your feedback (if you have time!) on your MDS 3.0 experience—your successes, frustrations, tips for industry colleagues, and general observations. Drop us a line in the comments below, or contact me at


Patricia Sheehan

Patricia Sheehan


Patricia Sheehan wrote for Long-Term Living when she was editor-in-chief. She left that...