As reimbursements shrink and costs go up, it is vital that home health agencies operate as effectively as possible. And with the roll out of OASIS-D, it's more important than ever to make sure your OASIS assessments are accurate. One way to ensure proper reimbursement and ensure OASIS accuracy is by performing OASIS assessment reviews.
Home Health Compare is a joint effort between the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS). It provides data on the quality of services provided by Medicare-certified home health agencies mostly through Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS) data submitted to CMS. OASIS is
New Version Contains New Standardized Items. OASIS-C2 is scheduled for implementation on January 1, 2017, to comply with requirements for standardized, cross-setting measures for post-acute care under the IMPACT Act of 2014. The Act requires CMS to develop standardized assessment data and quality measures across the post-acute care settings that include inpatient rehabilitation facilities (IRFs),
2014 PPS Final Rule for Home Health. Many thanks to those who attended Tuesday's webinar regarding 2014 PPS Final Rule regulatory changes for the home health industry. Presented by Director of Regulatory Compliance, Deanna Loftus, the webinar reviewed the final rule and what it might mean for home health. Topics included: review of the 2014 PPS