OASIS-C
07/24/2017
Think of M2005 (Medication intervention) as a two-part question and resist the urge to automatically enter response “0 — No” without careful thought when there are no medication issues during an episode of care.
07/13/2017
Think of M2005 (Medication intervention) as a two-part question and resist the urge to automatically enter response “0 – No” without careful thought when there are no medication issues during an episode of care.
06/29/2017
Think of M2005 (Medication intervention) as a two-part question and resist the urge to automatically enter response “0 – No” without careful thought when there are no medication issues during an episode of care.
06/28/2017
Here is an example of when agencies should use “0 – No” for M2005 (Medication intervention).
06/12/2017
Presentations and associated scenario answers from the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HHQRP) provider training conducted by CMS in Baltimore on May 4 are now available for download. 
05/15/2017
The challenges around the physician contact timeline outlined in M2003 (Medication follow-up) and M2005 (Medication intervention) were the subject of questions and critique at the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (HHQRP) provider training CMS conducted in Baltimore on May 4.
04/24/2017
Have clinicians fill out M1910 (Fall risk assessment) prior to answering questions on the OASIS involving bathing. If you consider the patient’s fall risk and think she might fall in the shower if left alone, you should mark “3” on M1830 (Bathing), not “2.”
04/17/2017
OASIS-C2 is the regulatory change that has had the biggest impact on agencies’ productivity in 2017, the results of a new HHL survey show.
04/10/2017
Initial pilot testing results related to the IMPACT Act show a few domains such as pain are straightforward and easy to complete. But other domains such as cognitive status and medication reconciliation will require some edits before they get adopted.
04/03/2017
With a new requirement that took effect April 1, untimely OASIS submissions could put agencies’ payment at risk for the first time.

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