Instructions on how to interpret RUG Weighted Patient Day Reports, including examples.
Resource materials for Resource Utilization Group, version III and RUG Weighted Patient Days, including frequently asked questions.
A summary of the differences between the Resource Utilization Group, version III 44-group and 34-group methodologies.
A technical document detailing the Resource Utilization Group (RUG) Weighted Patient Day (RWPD) methodology, including examples.
A job aid describing how to document the number of medications (Section O1) in continuing and residential care.
A job aid describing how to document activities of daily living (Section G1) in continuing and residential care.
Detail of the Resident Assessment Instrument Minimum Data Set 2.0 (RAI-MDS 2.0) outcome scales used in the Continuing Care Reporting System (CCRS).
A job aid describing how to document therapies (Section P1b) in continuing and residential care.
A job aid describing how to document nursing rehabilitation or restorative care (Section P3) in continuing and residential care.
A job aid describing how to document devices and restraints (Section P4) in continuing and residential care.
Data quality and general reference information about data submitted to the Continuing Care Reporting System.
A technical description of the risk-adjustment methodology used for Continuing Care Reporting System quality indicators.
A baseline for assessing the quality of care provided to nursing home residents, using risk-adjusted indicators.
A technical document describing how RUG-III (44-group) Case Mix Index values are calculated.
A study showing the number of seniors with a diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease or other dementia who receive long-term home care.
A study examining the prevalence of depression and the impact it has on persons living in residential care facilities.