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OASIS-D comprehensive training course now available

In OASIS, Online Training by Ken Bell2 Comments

We’re excited to offer a brand new comprehensive online training series for OASIS-D, ideal for new home health clinicians and coders. CEUs available 21 Nursing CE Hours 21 HCS-O CEU Hours 21 CEU Hours for Administrators & Alternate Administrators Course sections About this course Introduction Who, What, When Clinical Record Items Patient History & Diagnoses Living Arrangements Sensory Status Integumentary Respiratory …

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Save the date: Insight 2019

In Company by Melina Halikias2 Comments

Join us this September in Dallas for the premier training event for home health professionals. Insight 2019 is your best learning opportunity to maximize your agency’s potential and improve accuracy for PDGM success. Led by home health expert Lisa Selman-Holman, this four-day training event will cover ICD-10 diagnosis coding and OASIS, upcoming regulatory changes, documentation, billing, quality measures and more. “My …

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Briggs Healthcare acquires Selman-Holman & Associates

In Company by DeLaine SchwertnerLeave a Comment

Consulting acquisition bolsters compliance solutions for home health agencies and hospices and expands Briggs’ post-acute regulatory and clinical offerings On Nov. 9, 2018, Briggs Healthcare announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Selman-Holman & Associates. As a wholly owned subsidiary of Briggs, Selman-Holman will continue to expand its education and compliance solutions for the home health industry. …

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Navigating that OASIS C2 Denial

In OASIS by DeLaine SchwertnerLeave a Comment

As of April 1, 2017, Medicare began automatically denying claims with missing patient assessment data in the OASIS. Agencies are scratching their heads over the new denials. With some, they just plain messed up. The OASIS was not transmitted before the final claim for the episode was transmitted. With some, OASIS was submitted in time, but certain data was wrong …

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Don’t be stumped with amputation stumps

In OASIS by DeLaine SchwertnerLeave a Comment

Amputation coding seems to bring more confusion, and more potential gray areas, than most. There is the ongoing discussion about what code is correct for aftercare of surgery for amputation, and more recently, there has been a lot of discussion on what code works to indicate a complication of an amputation stump. The straight-up coding seems simple: The infected amputation …