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Workshop - Blueprint for OASIS-D1 Accuracy - 9/17-18/19

Sep 17, 2019 08:00am -
Sep 18, 2019 04:00pm

Event Description

Blueprint for OASIS-D1 Accuracy Two Day Workshop
Presented by OASIS Answers

September 17-18, 2019
Baton Rouge, LA

COS-C Exam - September 19, 2019

                                         Click HERE for Brochure

 Two FULL days of OASIS-D1 Data Collection Rules & Guidance, with an optional Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical Exam Administration


OASIS data collection continues to evolve! Based on the most current CMS guidance available, this workshop provides a comprehensive look at the OASIS items including the OASIS-D1 revisions and OASIS related PDGM information effective January 1, 2020.  This effective, up-to-the-minute education is targeted for field data collectors, their supervisors, OASIS educators and reviewers, quality improvement staff, and those preparing for the COS-C Exam.

Experience the comprehensive and nationally acclaimed two-day Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshop and learn to confidently teach, audit and collect OASIS-D1 items accurately. Through guided, relatable, expert instruction, and participation in problem-solving discussions and more than 50 application scenarios, achieve mastery of the OASIS items, conventions, and the latest data collection rules.

The workshop educational objectives include:

Rather than provide opinions, assumptions, or unfounded interpretations, the “Blueprint” presenters will model reliance on CMS guidance documents and provide and demonstrate strategies for how to find defendable answers to your OASIS questions.

Workshop Facilitators


Megan is a physical therapist with a Masters in Physical Therapy. She has worked in the home health industry since 2010 as a field clinician, as well as in supervisory and administrative positions supporting home health quality improvement, regulatory compliance, clinical documentation, and operations. She has a passion and appreciation for the critical need for OASIS accuracy and is a knowledgeable and energetic OASIS educator.  Megan holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and is a Clinical Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.


Annette is a registered nurse, with a Masters in Health Care Administration practicing since 1990, with the majority of her nursing experience in home health.  For over a decade she worked with the CMS intermediary where she provided home health documentation review and education. She provides subject matter expertise to OAI’s work in the areas of home health and hospice quality, compliance and reimbursement. Annette holds both the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) and the Home Care Coding Specialist-Diagnosis (HCS-D) certificate. She is a Senior Associate Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.


Secure a spot by registering at least one week in advance. Onsite exam registration may not be available.

The Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) Exam is a voluntary certificate examination for those interested in demonstrating and establishing their expertise and commitment to OASIS data accuracy. Administered the day following the Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy training, the scope of the COS-C exam is similar to the Blueprint workshop agenda, covering current CMS OASIS data collection rules and guidance related to OASIS time points, regulations, patient populations and OASIS item specific scoring.

Candidates who successfully pass the examination are awarded the COS-C designation.

Call OASIS Answers, Inc. at (425) 868.2304 or visit www.oasisanswers.com to learn more or to register for the COS-C examination.

Exam Registration Fee:

  • Initial Exam: $250
    (reflects “Blueprint discount”)
  • Renewal Exam: $200
    (reflects “Blueprint discount”)
  • Register online at oasisanswers.com

INDIVIDUALS MAY REGISTER FOR THE WORKSHOP, THE EXAM, OR BOTH. Registration and payment for the workshop is through HCLA and registration for the COS-C examination is through OASIS Answers.

Hotel Information

Embassy Suites
4914 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Embassy Suites Room Block
$129.00 + tax per night, use code HCA
Click HERE to Register for Hotel Room

Workshop Fees

Before September 8th - Member $445.00, Non-Member $695.00
After September 8th - Member $495.00, Non-Member $745.00

Event Type:Workshop
Early registration ends on May 11, 2019.
Regular registration starts on May 12, 2019 and ends on Sep 10, 2019.
Late registration starts on Sep 11, 2019.
(GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)


Registration Fees
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Member Fee: $445.00$445.00$495.00
Non-Member Fee: $695.00$695.00$745.00
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