glossary of terms

Glossary of Electronic Health and Medical Records Related Terms

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RAI (The Resident Assessment Instrument)

The Resident Assessment Instrument is the extensive set of rules and interpretations to be employed in connection with completing and using the MDS for reimbursement and quality indicators.

RUG (Resource Utilization Group)

Is the defined set of conditions or assessments that determine the reimbursement rates under Medicare Part A and other coverages.