User Guides

The User Guides contain information and step by step instructions to complete RDS Program tasks. CMS' RDS Center recommends that you always access the User Guides from this page, rather than using a printed copy, to ensure you are using the current versions of the guides.

  • RDS User Guide (html): Provides comprehensive, detailed information about participating in the RDS Program. Version 19, Released 01/31/2014
  • Reconciliation User Guide (html): Provides summary information, tips, and steps to help Plan Sponsors prepare for and complete the Reconciliation process. Version 6, Released 09/07/2013
  • Quick Access Reports (QAR) User Guide  (html): Provides information on how to use Quick Access Reports, which assist and accelerate the cost reporting activities of Vendors and Plan Sponsors by delivering consolidated cost reporting information. Version 3, Released 01/31/2014

Page last updated: January 31, 2014

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