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(Live stream online training) OASIS-D1: Regulatory and Guidance Update

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October 27-28, 2020 | Online via live stream 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM Course info Join Lisa Selman-Holman and Teresa Northcutt for a comprehensive two-day training over OASIS-D1. While the OASIS Guidance manual has not been revised, there are new Q&As, COVID-19 waivers and the CARES Act that update guidance on many items. We will concentrate on the payment items …

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[LIVE STREAM] OASIS-D1: Guidance & Regulatory Update

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June 3, 2020 | Online via Live Stream 8:30 AM – 4:30 PM CT Course info: This one-day course includes a solid discussion of the current OASIS D-1 items, concentrating on items that have been updated since October of last year. Did you know some guidance has changed three times since then? The Public Health Emergency (PHE) has also changed …

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Putting Together the PDGM Puzzle – Denton, TX (In person)

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PDGM is the single biggest challenge for home health agencies in 20 years. The last major payment change was in 2000 and 30% of agencies didn’t survive that transition. Texas agencies are also coping with the Review Choice Demonstration on top of PDGM – even though there are no new regulations, the timing and submission requirements will place additional pressure …

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Putting Together the PDGM Puzzle – McAllen, TX

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PDGM is the single biggest challenge for home health agencies in 20 years. The last major payment change was in 2000 and 30% of agencies didn’t survive that transition. Texas agencies are also coping with the Review Choice Demonstration on top of PDGM – even though there are no new regulations, the timing and submission requirements will place additional pressure …

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Putting Together the PDGM Puzzle – Houston, TX

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PDGM is the single biggest challenge for home health agencies in 20 years. The last major payment change was in 2000 and 30% of agencies didn’t survive that transition. Texas agencies are also coping with the Review Choice Demonstration on top of PDGM – even though there are no new regulations, the timing and submission requirements will place additional pressure …

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PDGM and My Diagnosis List

In News, OASIS, Online Training, PDGM by Sarah Bacon3 Comments

A question that we all have pondered at some time over the last few months…How are those diagnoses going to get on that claim? What do they mean when they say the diagnoses don’t come from the OASIS? What if a new diagnosis is communicated to us in the middle of a 30-day period and a new OASIS is not …

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[On-demand webinar] PDGM and OASIS-D1/Comprehensive Assessment

In News, OASIS by Sarah Bacon12 Comments

On Jan. 1, 2020, “business as usual” will be a thing of the past with OASIS-D1 and PDGM going into effect.  Unlike other providers, home health agencies bill based on clinicians’ documentation. Strong documentation will be the key to accurate coding when identifying the appropriate primary diagnosis to determine the clinical group and all pertinent diagnoses relevant to payment.  Consequently, …

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OASIS-D1: What is Your Action Plan?

In News, OASIS by Lisa Selman-HolmanLeave a Comment

It seems Medicare is giving us a “break” when it comes to changes to OASIS in January 2020. A couple of items have been added to the recertification assessment because they are needed for calculating the new functional score–M1800 (Grooming) and M1033 (Risk for Hospitalization).  The biggest change comes from the CMS instruction that MANY items on the recertification will …