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OASIS Educational Resources


QIES Team

Diane Henry, Director MDS/OASIS  ♦  Wanda RobertsState Automation Coordinator



WHAT'S NEW - OASIS

Please direct any OASIS questions to the QIES Help Desk at (405) 271-5278.


Updates to Emergency Rules


OASIS-E Delayed, CMS Flexibilities to Fight COVID-19, IQIES Submission Issue


Telligen Office Hours Call


N95 Mask Fit Testing Resources


Emergency Declaration Waivers


Strategies on Optimizing the Supply of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)


OASIS Transition Tips for January 2020: 

For users’ convenience, CMS is posting the revised OASIS-D1 All Items and Follow-Up instruments, with the other, unchanged time points versions of the instrument, in a zip file on the OASIS Data Sets webpage: https://www.cms.gov/medicare/quality-initiatives-patient-assessment-instruments/homehealthqualityinits/oasis-data-sets.html


The 2019 OASIS-D Guidance Manual is available on the CMS website. Click the link to access the manual in the downloads section of the OASIS User Manuals web page.  Research in the “Downloads” section at the bottom of the page and locate the document titled “OASIS-D Guidance Manual final”.  Be sure to also download and view the OASIS-D Errata documents posted in the same location.



QIES OASIS RESOURCES 

  • Home Health Quality Initiative web page includes links to:
    • Home Health Compare
    • Wound Ostomy Continence Nurses Society
    • National Pressure Ulcer Advisory Panel
    • Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality 
  • OASIS Spotlight web page includes the latest OASIS news, updates and helpful information.

CMS has created four training videos related to OASIS-C and process measure items. They are available on YouTube:


OASIS REGULATION 

Code of Federal Regulations:   42 CFR 484.20       42 CFR 484.55


FORMS AND MANUALS


PRIVACY NOTICES

For Medicare and Medicaid Patients:

For Non-Medicare and Non-Medicaid Patients:


SOFTWARE

Home Health Agencies have two options available for obtaining software specific to the transmission of OASIS assessment data:

  • 1. Agencies may obtain software developed by private vendors, but need to ensure the software meets the minimum specifications established by CMS.
  • - OR -

  • 2. Agencies may obtain jHAVEN software, developed and maintained by CMS, free of charge. -HAVEN Software and HelpDesk information may be found on the CMS/QTSO web page links below:

jHAVEN Software for Home Health Providers:

Dialer Software (Juniper Client/Verizon):


Special Announcements 

For more information on MDS Training and Workshops, click here.

For more information on OASIS Training and Workshops, click here.

What's New - Nursing Homes

What's New - Home Health


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