CMS is offering a virtual training program that provides instruction on the guidance for the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS)-E. This training is part of a comprehensive strategy to ensure home health providers have access to the educational materials necessary to promote understanding and compliance with changes in reporting requirements associated with the Home Health Quality Reporting Program (QRP). These changes go into effect on January 1, 2023. A major focus of this training will be on the cross-setting implementation of the standardized patient assessment data elements being introduced in 2023 to ensure more consistent reporting and evaluation across post-acute care settings.
The training program consists of two parts:
Part 1 – LEARN: Watch the pre-recorded training webinars that deliver foundational knowledge to assist in learning the new items and guidance. These videos are intended to be viewed in advance of the live event and are available now on CMS YouTube .
Part 2 – PRACTICE: Attend the live, virtual workshop sessions that provide practice coding scenarios on the items covered in the Part 1 training webinars. These live sessions will take place on September 13th and September 14th between 1 p.m. and 5 p.m. ET.
Training Materials: Additional training resources are located within a ZIP file in the Downloads section of the HH QRP Training page (2022_September_HH Virtual Training Program – Part 1 (ZIP)). These resources include an Acronym List, Action Plan Worksheet, Resource Guide, Case Study documents, and PDF versions of the Training Webinars.
Registration for the Part 2 live, virtual workshop sessions can be completed online through Zoom Events.
OASIS-E will impact all aspects of your home health agency. The training materials from CMS will be valuable, but to get ahead you need to fully understand how the new OASIS will impact your operations. Please give us a call to discuss your agency’s unique situation and get the tools you need to be ready for next year.