Archive for April, 2012

CASPER MDS 3.0 QM Reports Now Available

Tuesday, April 24th, 2012 by Natasha

The CASPER MDS 3.0 QM reports are now available in Transmission Watch. They can be requested by going to the Request a Report page from the main Transmission Watch page (directions below).

The new report types listed in the drop-down are:

  • MDS 3.0 Facility Quality Measure Report
  • MDS 3.0 Monthly Comparison Report
  • MDS 3.0 Resident Level Quality Measure Report

How to request a report in Transmission Watch

Downtime for Maintenance

Wednesday, April 18th, 2012 by Natasha

Downtime Alert!

CareWatch® and UBWatch™ will be offline for maintenance. Some customers will be offline Wednesday 04/18/2012 from 8:00PM until 12:00AM ET (midnight), and others will be offline Thursday 04/19/2012 from 8:00PM until 12:00AM ET (midnight). See your login page notification to determine which you will be affected by.

We apologize for any inconvenience.

April 1st Changes

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 by Natasha

Our latest release included changes to implement the CMS April 1st updates.

Changes to CareWatch®:

  • Change the Entry Form
  • Update edits per CMS, adding 18 new edits
  • Change RUG version
  • All new PDF forms
  • Change ADL Watch Page (On straight discharge assessments dated after 04/01/12, support is no longer scored and therefore ADL scores are not calculated.)
  • Change Weight Watch Page (Now tracking nutritional approaches for both residents and nonresidents, and 5% weight change in 30 days or 10% in 180 days.)
  • Change MDS Details:
    • Section A with A050 added
    • Section G with G0110×2 deleted
    • Section K0310 and K0510A-Z additions
    • Section N-410A-G additions
    • Section Q deletions and additions
  • Revised help pages

Changes to UBWatch™ and Change of Therapy:

  • The UB requires corresponding assessments and ARD dates
  • Need to report all assessments during the payment period including change of therapy
  • Start dates and end dates are reported
  • Discharge dates must match