OASIS-C
11/11/2021
Following a two-year delay in implementation due to the COVID-19 public health emergency (PHE), OASIS-E will be required for assessments beginning Jan. 1, 2023.
04/08/2021
To really move the needle on 5-star ratings, leaders should meet with clinicians who are conducting OASIS assessments at key points including start of care, resumption of care, discharge or transfer.
02/05/2020
Whether to transfer a patient with a discharge or without discharge has been causing much confusion among agencies in wake of the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) implementation on Jan. 1.
11/27/2019
Reeducate clinicians on the definition of “clinically significant” to help improve accuracy and potentially save time when responding to M2001 (Drug regimen review) and M2003 (Medication follow-up).
07/24/2019
When responding to pressure ulcer items on the OASIS, clinicians can collaborate when only a partial skin assessment is completed on the first visit, according to the most recent release of CMS quarterly OASIS Q&As.
07/10/2019
Following a recent DecisionHealth webinar about addressing the key challenges clinicians face with OASIS-D, agencies asked questions of industry expert Karen Tibbs, quality and education manager with Wayne, Pa.-based McBee Associates.
06/20/2019
Ensure necessary diagnosis information is received within five days of a patient’s start of care (SOC) date, or risk forfeiting rightful reimbursement.
06/11/2019
Collect information from multiple sources when responding to GG0110 (Prior device use). Doing so will help ensure more accurate responses.
06/05/2019
When it comes to educating staff about how to respond to M1850 (Transferring), the key is paying close attention to the word “or” and how it’s used.
06/05/2019
Agencies should establish policies for how to use a new valid response option coming to the OASIS beginning Jan. 1, 2020.

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