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Wednesday, October 24, 2018

OASIS-D: Navigating Your Way to Success

Start Date: 10/24/2018 9:00 AM EDT
End Date: 10/25/2018 5:00 PM EDT

Venue Name: Center for Excellence

1105 Schrock Rd. Suite 140
Columbus, OH  United States  43229

Organization Name: Ohio Council for Home Care and Hospice

Jim Godin
Email: jim@ochch.org
Phone: (614) 885-0434 x207

With each new change CMS undertakes, it becomes more difficult to manage all the intricacies of home health care. Episode reimbursement, quality measurement and the new Home Health Star Ratings are derived from your OASIS data, making accurate OASIS assessment and documentation an essential skill set. This workshop explains the key points of OASIS guidance, including the latest OASIS manual guidance for OASIS- D, the latest version of the CMS OASIS Q&A’s, and discusses assessment techniques to quickly and accurately gather information necessary to select the correct OASIS responses. There will be plenty of scenarios and documentation examples to clarify your questions on OASIS items, as well as OASIS best practices. OASIS-D brings further cross-settings standardization and changes the ways we answer key OASIS items, including pressure ulcers and medication regimen.
OASIS education is essential to the future success of your agency. Is your episode reimbursement less than you expected? Are you working hard on your outcomes, but your quality reports show little improvement? Perhaps the “other” OASIS data items are hindering your progress. This program is not just training on the payment questions, but an in-depth analysis of all of the OASIS data items used for payment, quality outcomes and process measures, and risk adjustment. This workshop is intended to support the home health clinician's understanding and accuracy in OASIS data collection.
Program Goals: 
 1.  Identify three purposes of OASIS-D and data obtained from the collection of OASIS.
 2.  Recognize the importance of meeting OASIS time frame requirements.
 3.  Explain OASIS-D Conventions, including changes to the one clinician rule.
 4.  Identify key items changes in OASIS D including new GG and J items, deleted M items, and changes in guidance for existing M items.
 5.  Identify OASIS-D items important in process measurement and risk adjustment, and key changes in these areas.
 6.  Identify correct assessment strategies for answering Clinical, Functional, and Service Utilization data items.
 7.  Use an OASIS assessment to identify correct answers to data items.
 8.  Identify strategies for understanding the impact of OASIS-D items on risk adjustment, outcomes measurement, and future payment adjustments.

Faculty:  Lisa Selman-Holman, JD, BSN, RN, HCS-D, COS-C, HCS-O, is a home care veteran with 30 years spent in home health & hospice, both as an RN and as an attorney practicing exclusively in home care.  She is the owner of Selman-Holman & Associates, LLC, a full-service home care consulting firm, CoDR-Coding Done Right, a coding outsource and audit company for home health and hospice and CodePro University, on-line OASIS and ICD-10 education.  Lisa is on the Homecare Coding Specialist-Diagnosis (HCS-D) and Homecare Clinical Specialist-OASIS (HCS-O) national advisory boards for the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance, and is a BMSCC-approved educator.  She is an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CMS Trainer.  Lisa has no conflict of interest in regard to this program.

Crowne Plaza
6500 Doubletree Ave., Columbus, OH 43229, PH: 614-885-1885
A hotel room rate of $92.00 plus tax is available on a space available basis.  Please phone the hotel and for the home care & hospice rate.

Optional OASIS Certification Exams – These voluntary exams have been developed to allow participants to demonstrate their abilities in accurate OASIS completion. 
Certificate for OASIS Specialist – Clinical (COS-C) Exam - Now administered by OASIS Answers, Inc., administrative changes have precluded OCHCH from hosting an exam site for the COS-C Exam, as done in the past.  COS-C candidates may arrange to take the exam on a date of their choosing at one of five regional computer-based testing centers in Ohio.  Visit www.oasisanswers.com/cos-c-computer-based-testing to learn more or to register for the exam. 
Computer-based COS-C Exam Fees:  Initial Exam: $345  Recertification Exam: $295
Home Care Clinical Specialist - OASIS (HCS-O) Exam – This new certification is designed for home care clinicians with at least two years experience working with OASIS.  HCS-O candidates may arrange to take the exam at a testing center in Ohio.  Call the Board of Medical Specialty Coding at (800)-897-4509 or visit https://store.decisionhealth.com/bmsc-exams, for more information visit http://ahcc.decisionhealth.com/credentialed-results.aspx.  
Online HCS-O Exam Registration Fee:  Initial Exam: $329.00

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