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The United States Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), also known as the Health Department, is a cabinet-level department of the U.S. federal government with the goal of protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services. The official HHS motto is "Improving the health, safety, and well-being of America."

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Long Term Care Minimum Data Set (MDS)

The Long-Term Care Minimum Data Set (MDS) is a standardized, primary screening and assessment tool of health status that forms the foundation of the comprehensive assessment for all residents in a Medicare and or Medicaid-certified long-term care facility. The MDS contains items that measure physical, psychological and psychosocial functioning. The items in the MDS give a multidimensional view of the patients functional capacities and helps staff to identify health problems.

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Publisher
Modified Date
2016-09-02
Release Date
2013-08-02
Identifier
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License
Author
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Public Access Level
Restricted
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Subject Area 1

Medicare

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http://healthdata.gov/id/agency/cms

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source_title

CMS Data Navigator

source_url

http://dnav.cms.gov/Service/DataNavService.svc/json

Bureau Code
009:38 - Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services