Home Health Webinars

"Just In Time" Home Health Training Webinars

The OASIS Answers, Inc. (OAI) "Just in Time" monthly home health training webinars are designed to provide the most innovative training to your clinicians, clinical leaders, quality improvement teams and auditors.  These sessions will assure that you are aware of and know how to apply the most recent, most relevant, and most accurate CMS home health information.  Monthly topics are based on the issues that are most pertinent to agencies for the month and will be driven by CMS updates or changes that are critical to agency success.  Check out the 2019 webinar topics listed below!

June 26, 2019

OASIS Orientation Part 1: Intro to OASIS (Register & More Information HERE)

  • This Just in Time session is the first part in a 3-part series designed to provide agencies with a easy to use orientation to OASIS for staff new to OASIS or for an annual OASIS “tune up” in preparation for OASIS-D1 and the new Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) that begin January 1, 2020.    


OASIS GG & M Function Items: Exploring Assessment & Documentation Strategies to Minimize Agency Risk

  • This webinar builds upon the information provided in the February Just in Time webinar (Collecting and Auditing GG and M Function Items: It’s Not a Match Game - recording still available in store) and takes this expertise to the next level:  assessment and documentation strategies to minimize risk. 
  • Gain expert-level understanding of assessment and documentation strategies for similar GG and M function items. Emphasis will be placed on unique strategies to identify specific assessment and documentation content necessary to enhance OASIS data accuracy.
  • Understand how your agency can reduce the “gaps” in OASIS coding and clinical record documentation.


NEW April 2019 Review and Correct Reports: The New Tool for Accurate Public Reporting for Your Agency

  • The April 1, 2019 release of the CMS Review and Correct Reports is one of the most significant changes to the CASPER Reports since the inception of the reports. Learn how to use these newly updated reports as your primary tool to “review and correct” your data that will appear on Home Health Compare. Learn the OAI “Steps to Success for Public Reporting”. 


 Reaching for Five Stars: Strategies for Success in the Updated Quality of Patient Care Star Rating

  • Reach for the 5 stars! Quality of Patient Star Rating measures are changing as of the April 2019 Home Health Compare refresh. Learn about the changes including related OASIS accuracy and best practice tips to help your agency succeed.
  • NEWLY DEVELOPED quality measures were added to HHVBP for 2019. Understand this new type of measure calculation and how to improve your OASIS accuracy for the nine items used in calculating these measures.
  • Get cutting-edge best practice tips for star rating and HHVBP quality measure success.

February 27, 2019 (NOW AVAILABLE BY RECORDING ONLY):       

Exploring the Relationship between the OASIS GG & M Function Items

Learn how the “GG” and “M” OASIS-D Function items differ with specific coding tips for each of the new GG items.  Although many of the new “GG” items appear to be the same as the legacy “M” items, they are not identical.  Learn to identify the differences to support accurate coding (and auditing!) of these function items.


Strategic Guide to NEW January 2019 Home Health Quality Measures and Reports

  • Be the first to learn about the NEW 2019 home health quality measures on Home Health Compare and in your CASPER Reports
  • Learn how to interpret your new 2019 CASPER Reports
  • Streamline your quality improvement projects with cutting edge information on quality measures for 2019
  • NEW for this webinar: OAI Strategic Guide to 2019 Quality Measure and Reports

OAI's reputation as the industry leader in providing creative, timely and accurate CMS-based education and resources will ensure that your training time and dollars are well-spent.

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This webinar is approved for 1 CE hour (nursing) and is co-provided by Home Care Institute, LLC. HCI is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation. CE credits will be issued to Live Webinar and Recorded Webinar participants who complete a post-webinar survey within 14 days of the Webinar date. Purchases of past webinar recordings are not eligible for CE credit.