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Category: OASIS-D

2022 Home Health Final Rule Includes DELAY in VBP (VIDEO)

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: November 8, 2021

This Monday Minute will review the 2022 Home Health Final Rule highlights, including the exciting announcement that Value Based Purchasing will be delayed until 2023. With this nationwide rollout being put off until January 2023, CMS is allowing for agencies to receive additional education to be able to figure out exactly how this Value Based Purchasing process works and be able to more fully understand how your agency can be successful under the Value Based Purchasing Model.


PDGM Series: Functional Impairment Scoring & OASIS-D1

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: December 9, 2019

Preparing for PDGM: Step 3 in establishing a Home Health Resource Group (HHRG) and case-mix weight is patient Functional Impairment based on OASIS-D1 responses.


OASIS-D1 Update & PDGM Impact

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: July 1, 2019

CMS has announced that the revised OASIS-D1 instruments will be effective January 1, 2020. Changes to the OASIS-D data set and data collection guidance were finalized in the Calendar Year (CY) 2019 HH Final Rule, CMS 1689-FC.


7 Best Practices and Tips for OASIS-D Compliance and Home Health Quality Assurance

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: April 2, 2019

Home health agencies may find many of the changes to OASIS-D daunting, but there are several modifications that have helped make assessments easier than ever before. The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (IMPACT Act) is the primary driving force behind the OASIS changes.



By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: October 30, 2018

OASIS has indeed changed again and quite dramatically this time. While there are 28 M items that have been deleted from the data set and only 6 new ones added, don’t be fooled into believing that this will be a breeze.


OASIS D – What is on the Horizon?

By Melinda A. Gaboury, CEO / Posted on: May 15, 2018

OASIS D data set has been released as proposed and will be in the form of a final rule soon. There has not yet been a release of actual guidance in completing new items added to the OASIS D data set, but the items being removed and added has been proposed. We are providing information about the items removed and the new items added to the OASIS data set for 01/01/2019 implementation.