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Home Health Guide to OASIS-C2: A Reference for Field Staff

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Home Health Guide to OASIS-C2: A Reference for Field Staff walks home health providers through OASIS-C2 documentation and the changes made to the OASIS data set by CMS, letting your providers properly document M items and ensuring your agency receives proper reimbursement for each patient.

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Home Health Guide to OASIS-C2: A Reference for Field Staff

Home Health Guide to OASIS-C2: A Reference for Field Staff

AUTHOR: Melinda A. Gaboury, COS-C 

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Understand how to accurately complete the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS-C2).

Not only does CMS use OASIS-C2 for data collection and documentation, but the data is also used for star ratings and value-based purchasing, affecting your reimbursement, your reputation, and possibly your referral rate.

Home Health Guide to OASIS-C2: A Reference for Field Staff walks home health providers through OASIS-C2 documentation and the changes made to the OASIS data set by CMS, letting your providers properly document M items and ensuring your agency receives proper reimbursement for each patient. This book includes step-by-step instructions for filling out each OASIS-C2 item, explanations of how OASIS items fit into various assessments, a breakdown of how the data collection affects reimbursement, and troubleshooting tips to avoid incorrect payments, denials, and fines. The new edition also points out items related to quality of patient care star ratings, offers case-mix tips, and provides examples of properly documented diagnoses.

This vital resource will help your home health staff:

  • New! Clarification on the “one clinician” rule
  • New HHRG scoring sheet
  • New case-mix adjustment variables and scores tables
  • Updated case-mix alerts and tips for specific OASIS item rationales
  • Updated alerts and tips on specific OASIS items to reflect new case mix points, as well as value-based purchasing and star rating measures
  • Updated to reflect CMS recent changes to Medicare number


About the Author

Melinda A. Gaboury, COS-C, is cofounder and chief executive officer of Healthcare Provider Solutions, Inc. (HPS). She has over 20 years of experience in Medicare home health reimbursement and has remained on the cutting edge of Medicare PPS since the regulation’s inception. She has helped her clients bridge the gap between clinical and financial issues and has been a seminar and webcast presenter for 21+ state homecare associations. She is also the author of Home Health Pocket Guide to OASIS-C2.

Published: January 2017; Updated: January 2018

Page Count: 150
ISBN: 978-1-68308-188-3