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This variable is contained in the following files: Long Term Care Minimum Data Set (MDS) 2.0
Short SAS Name
AA8A
SAS Name
AA8A_PRI_RFA

Primary reason for assessment

CodeCode value
01
Admission Assessment (required by day 14)
02
Annual Assessment
03
Significant change in status assessment
04
Significant correction to full prior assessment
05
Quarterly review assessment
06
Discharged - return not anticipated
07
Discharged - return anticipated
08
Discharged prior to completing initial assessment
09
Reentry
10
Significant correction of prior quarterly assessment
00
None of above