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December 2016 Texas Medicaid Provider Procedures Manual

Inpatient and Outpatient Hospital Services Handbook : 6 Military Hospitals : 6.3 Documentation Requirements : 6.3.1 Documentation for Nursing Facility Admissions

6.3.1
The admission Minimum Data Set (MDS) must be used for admissions to a nursing facility. There are instances in which hospital social workers and discharge nurses might also complete the admission MDS, such as:
If the potential receiving nursing facility wants a better clinical picture of the client, a paper copy of the admission MDS is completed by the hospital staff before the client is accepted for admission into the nursing facility.
Refer to:
The Long Term Care Program page on the TMHP website at www.tmhp.com for additional information, including instructions for all forms and assessments.

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