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Workshop - OASIS-D Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy - January 23-24, 2019

Jan 23, 2019 08:00am -
Jan 24, 2019 04:00pm

Event Description

Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy Two Day Workshop
Presented by OASIS Answers

January 23-24, 2019
Baton Rouge, LA

COS-C Exam - January 25, 2019

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OASIS data collection continues to evolve! This workshop provides instruction on the significant changes implemented with OASIS-D January 1, 2019 based on the most current CMS guidance available.  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-D items accurately. Through guided, expert instruction, and participation in problem-solving discussions and 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 Speakers:

Nancy buseth, RN PT-BS COS-C, has 19 years of home care experience working as a staff therapist, assessment therapist, rehab director and director of referral management. She has extensive experience in medical record reviews to assess Medicare compliance, OASIS accuracy, and ongoing documentation that meets Medicare criteria for medical necessity to ensure that standards are met and to prevent loss of revenue. She has a unique insight into the practice patterns and characteristics of both nursing and therapy practitioners and leadership, given dual licensure as an RN and PT. She has experience in working with Quality Improvement interdisciplinary teams to develop action plans to improve OASIS accuracy, patient assessments and outcomes. Nancy holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and is a Clinical Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.

ANNETTE LEE, RN, MS, HCS-D, COS-C, 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.

COS-C Exam:

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 CMS guidelines related to OASIS time points, regulations, patient populations and OASIS-D 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

Registration and payment for the workshop is through HCLA and registration for the COS-C examination is through OASIS Answers at oasisanswers.com

Workshop Location:

Embassy Suites
4914 Constitution Avenue
Baton Rouge, LA 70808
Phone: 225-924-6566
Room Rate of $129.00 + tax per night
Room Block Code HC1
Click HERE to Make Room Reservation

Event Type:Workshop
Early registration ends on Sep 16, 2018.
Regular registration starts on Sep 17, 2018 and ends on Jan 16, 2019.
Late registration starts on Jan 17, 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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