Ask Proactive – During the COVID-19 Pandemic, some states have been allowing facilities to temporarily certify beds during the declared pandemic emergency for Medicare/Medicaid that were not already certified. Do MDS Assessments have to be completed for residents in these beds, that are only certified temporarily?

Q: During the COVID-19 Pandemic, some states have been allowing facilities to temporarily certify beds during the declared pandemic emergency for Medicare/Medicaid that were not already certified.  Do MDS Assessments have to be completed for residents in these beds,...