Ask Proactive – How does a death impact the MDS assessment schedule? We had a resident that was here under Medicare A and the ARD for the PPS 5-day and Admission assessment was scheduled for the 8th day of the stay. She, unfortunately, passed away on the ARD. Do I still need to complete the 5-day/Admission?

Q: How does a death impact the MDS assessment schedule? We had a resident that was here under Medicare A and the ARD for the PPS 5-day and Admission assessment was scheduled for the 8th day of the stay. She, unfortunately, passed away on the ARD. Do I still need to...