MDS 3.0 Section Q Referral FAX Updated

The Department of Medical Assistance Services (DMAS) announced on Tuesday this week that the revised MDS 3.0 Section Q Referral Fax Transmittal Notification Tracking form has been uploaded to the DMAS website.  The form, DMAS-P261, and instructions can be located on the DMAS website by clicking here.
To assist the Nursing Facilities, Local Contact Agencies, and the Transition Coordination Providers with the Section Q referral process, the revised workflow is included with step by step instructions on the completion of the DMAS-P261 form.

A 30-minute Section Q training WebEx has also been uploaded to the DMAS website to provide further guidance for nursing facilities and local contact agencies.  The WebEx is located here (recorded sessions).

Contact Amy Burkett, State Section Q Coordinator at 804.786.0568 or via email at with any questions about the MDS Section Q process.