OASIS-C
02/27/2019
New items capturing self-care and mobility have been among the biggest challenges for clinicians involving OASIS-D, with struggles ranging from difficulty understanding item guidance to issues with scrubber software flagging inconsistencies between these and certain existing items.
02/13/2019
Following a recent DecisionHealth webinar about preparing for OASIS-D, agencies asked questions of industry expert Arlynn Hansell, owner of Therapy and More, LLC in Cincinnati. Here are some of her answers.
02/06/2019
Many corrections outlined in the OASIS-D errata released in July 2018 weren’t present in the final guidance manual, leaving some confusion about what guidance agencies were supposed to follow.
01/24/2019
With less than a month of OASIS-D under their belts, many agencies are struggling with accuracy and productivity challenges associated with the assessment. But newly released CMS quarterly OASIS Q&As may help eliminate some confusion.
01/09/2019
Ensure clinicians fully understand how to fill out the OASIS item involving grooming.
01/02/2019
CMS released the final OASIS-D guidance manual less than two weeks before the new version of the assessment took effect. Not all expected changes were outlined in the final version.
12/12/2018
Take time to train clinicians on how to properly document unwitnessed falls. Doing so will be crucial to successfully respond to new falls items coming to OASIS-D.
12/05/2018
Before OASIS-D takes effect Jan. 1, 2019, take full advantage of permitted collaboration and get a solid grasp on the response options for new items.
11/28/2018
Train clinicians immediately about how they’ll need to respond to a new OASIS item assessing prior functioning.
11/14/2018
While agencies hustle to prepare for the Jan. 1, 2019, implementation of OASIS-D, changes to the assessment outlined in the 2019 PPS final rule could be enough to create another version of the OASIS, some industry experts contend.

Login

User Name:
Password: