Teleconference

Join OASIS Answers
Our on-going quarterly teleconference series supports individual and agency awareness and compliance with the latest critical guidelines and CMS expectations related to OASIS data collection.  Upcoming dates are:
 
January 17, 2018
April 18, 2018
July 18, 2018
October 17, 2018
 
Teleconference Options: It's easy to register
Register for all of our teleconferences. Select the live version, the MP3 recording or, for optimal information, choose both!

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What information is covered?

Each teleconference will cover any new OASIS data collection guidance, as well as other documents, resources and data set changes from the previous quarter. Unique application-based scenarios will be presented and reviewed to demonstrate and reinforce critical guidance. Time will be allotted on each call for participant Q&A. 

 

Who should participate?

Agency Educators, OASIS Auditors, Quality Improvement Teams, Data Collectors, Consultants, OASIS Education Coordinators, Clinical Managers and current and future COS-Cs. 

 

CE Information
 
trueThis workshop is approved for 1.5 CE hours (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 and Audio participants who complete application requirements within one week of the live Teleconference date. Purchases of past teleconference audio recordings are not eligible for CE credit.

 

Your Presenters

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LINDA KRULISH

President

PT MHS COS-C

Linda, a physical therapist in home care since 1988, is a nationally recognized expert on OASIS, the Hospice Item Set and quality improvement. She provides oversight and subject matter expertise to manage CMS’s OASIS Q&A Mailbox, CMS’s Home Health Quality Mailbox, and CMS’s Hospice Quality (HIS) Mailbox contracts. She also serves CMS and its contractors, assisting in quality measures development, data set refinement, and maintenance and updating of the Guidance Manuals and other key provider education resources for the Hospice Item Set and OASIS. She served as the President and a Founding Member of the OASIS Certificate and Competency Board (OCCB), and continues to oversee the COS-C Exam as Chair of the Exam Review Task Force. Linda is President and Founder of OASIS Answers, Inc.

 

 

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RHONDA WILL

Senior Consultant

RN BS COS-C BCHH-C

Rhonda, a registered nurse, has been in home care since 1979 as a direct care provider, intake and utilization manager, quality improvement coordinator, and staff educator. Since 1999, she has developed and conducted provider training nationally related to OASIS, diagnosis coding and regulatory compliance. Rhonda specializes in medical record review to identify OASIS and coding accuracy and to determine compliance with the Medicare Home Health and Hospice benefits. She currently provides content expertise to the CMS OASIS Q&A Mailbox Contract. She holds both the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer. Rhonda is a Senior Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.