OVERVIEW

The patient’s functional level is one of five categories affecting payment in the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM), making the role of the clinician critical for OASIS scoring in determining the functional impairment level. This webinar will discuss OASIS data collection as it relates to the 30-day payment period and case-mix calculation. It will also cover best practice clinical strategies to ensure accurate data collection and documentation that supports the clinical needs and services provided by home health agencies.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

By the conclusion of this webinar, participants will:

  • Discuss the role of OASIS in PDGM
  • Understand three best practices to improve accuracy in OASIS collection
  • Drive the importance of narrative documentation in supporting OASIS responses

SPEAKER

Karen Tibbs, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C
Senior Quality Manager, OASIS & Coding Services

Karen Tibbs, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C, Senior Quality Manager, OASIS & Coding Services, is a registered nurse with a Masters of Science in Health Care Quality. She has 22 years of home care experience with extensive knowledge in medical review, regulatory compliance, ICD-10 and OASIS accuracy. Karen has earned the Home Care Coding Specialist – Diagnosis (HCS-D) and the Certificate for OASIS Specialist – Clinical (COS-C).

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