Indiana RUG-IV Transition

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The Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning (OMPP) is transitioning Indiana's Medicaid nursing facilities
from a RUG-III 34-classification group to the RUG-IV 48-classification group based reimbursement system.
Please note the items below in regards to the transition:
  1. All MDS assessments will be classified in the RUG-IV 48-group beginning January 1, 2016
  2. MDS assessments with an Assessment Reference Date (ARD) on or after January 1, 2016 will be reviewed in accordance with the RUG-IV 48-group Supportive Documentation Requirements (SDR)
  3. First quarter of 2016 CMI Resident Roster reports will reflect RUG-IV 48-group
  4. Rate effective July 1, 2016 will reflect RUG-IV 48-group
The revised Time-Weighted CMI Resident Roster User Guide or the 48-Grouper is now available at Direct any questions to our Help Desk at 317-816-4122.


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