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What is the Meaning of Minimum Data Set (MDS)?

What is MDS?

MDS stands for Minimum Data Set which is a comprehensive assessment for patients and residents who are here for rehabilitation and long term care.

MDS, covers many areas of assessment, including the patients illness and history, how much assistance the patient needs, what the patient and and facility goals are for the 3 therapy disciplines, activity participation, therapy minutes, social service issues and more.

The assessments are done at intervals with more frequent assessments for Medicare patients. These assessments are used for the purposes of ascertaining the reimbursement schedule from Medicare and Medicaid, which is influenced by the acuity of the patient.

Pictured below is the MDS Coordinator for Regency Heritage, Christina Segro!

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The Regency organization has become synonymous with the best in senior healthcare and has garnered a well deserved reputation for its unsurpassed commitment to its patients and residents.

The Regency Nursing and Rehabilitation Centers and Facilities throughout New Jersey have achieved numerous industry ‘gold standard’ benchmarks and have received accolades from all corners of the HealthCare community.

Welcome to our website at www.RegencyNursing.com!

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