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Tuesday, February 5, 2019

OASIS-D: Navigating Your Way to Success

Start Date: 2/5/2019 9:00 AM EST
End Date: 2/6/2019 5:00 PM EST

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


includes an array of changes, including omission of several very familiar items and addition of several new items. Agencies will need to determine how they will maintain best practices and collect vital information without items such as pressure ulcer risk and pain assessment. The expansion of the one clinician rule and Medicare’s continued plans to make home health assessment like all the other post-acute settings requires a new look at agency policies on collaboration. Home health agency administrators, directors, clinicians, and QA staff need to know the impact of the new and changed items that OASIS-D brings.  This program will assist you and your agency staff to navigate through the myriad of changes to the guidance and get you up to speed on the latest on OASIS, and how your practice will be impacted.  Attendees will review the most up to date OASIS guidance, including the impact of the expansion of the one clinician rule, the updates to the CoPs regarding resumption of care, as well as updates to payment for 2019 and planned changes to payment in 2020.  In-depth scenarios and a review of individual OASIS items will provide attendees with a comprehensive and applied understanding of OASIS to ensure success.
This workshop explains what you need to know, what you need to do and how to do it.  The most accurate OASIS means the right POC, the right outcomes and the right payment.  There will be plenty of scenarios and documentation examples to set things straight.  The key to accurate payment and to accurate outcomes depends on answering the OASIS data items accurately and according to CMS instructions.  This program includes not only the CMS based interpretations but also timely advice on operationally implementing all aspects of OASIS. 
This 2-day workshop is intended to support the home health clinician's understanding and accuracy in OASIS data collection, and provide a preparatory review for candidates for the optional OASIS Certification Exams (see info box below).  It is recommended that you attend the Ohio Dept. of Health OASIS training as a prerequisite to this workshop.
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 $94.00 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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