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OASIS D Part 2: Are You Ready for the Changes? New Items (Recorded Webinar)

presented by Cindy Krafft

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Financial: Cindy Krafft is a co-owners of the consulting business, Kornetti & Krafft Health Care Solutions. They receive compensation from MedBridge for this course. 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: 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 brand new items that are being added to the data collection tool.

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 to the GG section being added to OASIS in 2019.

2. GG: Prior Status

This chapter will examine the new OASIS items that address prior functioning and device use.


3. GG: Guiding Principles

This chapter will explore the foundational concepts and definitions that must be understood to ensure accurate data collection.


4. GG: Self-Care and Mobility

This chapter will break down the assessment of self-care and mobility – content areas significantly more detailed that clinicians have seen in previous versions of the OASIS. Assessment strategies for this item must account for the unique challenges presented by the home setting.


5. J: Falls

This chapter will examine the data collection items as they relate to falls. Understanding the definitions provided in the response specific instructions are critical to accurate reporting.


6. Question & Answer

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