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OASIS D Part 1: Are You Ready for the Changes? Modified & Removed Items (Recorded Webinar)

presented by Cindy Krafft

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Financial: Dee Kornetti and Cindy Krafft are co-owners of the consulting business, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions. They receive compensation from MedBridge for this course.

Dee Kornetti is a chapter contributor to the Handbook of Home Health Care Administration 6th edition, and co-authored a book, The Post-Acute Care Guide to Maintenance Therapy for which she receives compensation.

Cindy Krafft has written two books: The How-to Guide to Therapy Documentation and An Interdisciplinary Approach to Home Care – and co-authored her third, The Post-Acute Care Guide to Maintenance Therapy for which she receives compensation.

Non-Financial: Dee Kornetti is the President of the Home Health Section of the APTAs. Additionally, Dee Kornetti serves as the President of the Association of Homecare Coding and Compliance, and is a member of the Association of Home Care Coders Advisory Board and Panel of Experts.

Cindy Krafft has been involved at the senior leadership level of the Home Health Section of the American Physical Therapy Association. She has worked with CMS to clarify regulatory expectations and address proposed payment methodologies.

Satisfactory completion requirements: All disciplines must complete learning assessments to be awarded credit, no minimum score required unless otherwise specified within the course.

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This course is a recording of a previously hosted live webinar event. Polling and question submission features are not available for this recording. Format and structure may differ from standard MedBridge courses. Although OASIS data collection is not a new activity for home health clinicians, it consistently remains a source of confusion and frustration. Periodically the tool is updated which brings a mix of changes – some seen as positive and others causing concern. This two-part webinar series is intended to provide an overview of the OASIS D, which goes live on January 1, 2019. This session will cover the items that are being either removed or modified.

Meet Your Instructor

Cindy Krafft, PT, MS, HCS-O

Cindy Krafft brings more than 20 years of home health expertise that ranges from direct patient care to operational and management issues. Years spent in the homes of patients confirmed that she was in the best setting to focus on functionality and the specific challenges faced by each patient. Cindy recognizes that providing care in…

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Chapters & Learning Objectives

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1. Overview

This chapter will provide an introduction as to why OASIS D changes are happening in 2019.

2. Removed Items

This chapter will address the items that will no longer exist in OASIS D after the update in 2019.


3. Changed Items: Minor

This chapter will identify modifications to items that may not change the overall intent but are significant to note. Clinicians need to pay attention to even minor adjustments to ensure accurate data collection.


4. Changed Items: Significant

This chapter will address substantive changes to items specific to content and/or response specific instructions. Clinicians must be aware of these changes as older “rules” may no longer apply.


5. Question & Answer

In this portion, Cindy answers questions submitted by learners attending the live webinar.