During this podcast session, the expert will review the proposed changes to the OASIS-E document. After listening to this podcast, you will have a general overview of the OASIS-E changes and how it may affect your agency.
Texas HHSC has determined that Relias Learning’s submitted training meets or exceeds the minimum standards for HCSSA administrator training in the following categories: Licensed and Certified Home Health (L&CHH). Texas HHSC also recognizes Relias Learning provides continuing education for administrators and alternate administrators. This activity is approved for 1.0000 contact hours.
Big Change (00:02:50)
Different Time Points (00:04:23)
Differences in Formatting (00:07:15)
The IMPACT Act and CMS Priorities (00:08:14)
Outcomes Measures (00:13:47)
Biggest Learning Curves (00:18:43)
Social Determinants of Health (00:24:55)
Changes in the Pain Item (00:33:30)
Fall Risk Item Removed (00:34:09)
The Comprehensive Assessment (00:34:38)
Timeline for Finalization of OASIS-E (00:37:49)
Writer: Stephanie Whitfield, MSN, RN, CPN
J’non Griffin is a 34 year veteran of home care as an RN. She received her Master’s Degree in Health Care Administration in 2005. She has experience as a field nurse, director and executive with home health and hospice agencies, both large and small. J’non is certified as a Homecare Coding Specialist-Diagnosis (HCS-D), Certified in OASIS competency, COS-C, Certified in Homecare Coding Specialist-Hospice (HCS-H), Home Care Specialist-Compliance (HCS-C) and is an AHIMA approved ICD-10-CM trainer/ambassador. J’non is an accredited ACHC and CHAP consultant. J’non is currently the Principal of the Coding and OASIS Department at SimiTree. J’non is also on the board of Home Care Association of Florida. She has also been a frequent contributor to the Decision Health Publication, The Diagnosis Coding Pro, and the Home Health Line. She has published several manuals, and assisted with composition of several online modules for coding and OASIS instruction.. She has presented several webinars, and has been a nationally recognized speaker on a variety of subjects.Disclosure: J'non Griffin, RN MHA HCS-D, HSC-C, HCS-H, COS-C has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
Stephanie has over 16 years of clinical and teaching experience. Her areas of expertise are in neonatal intensive care, general pediatrics, home health, and children with medical complexities. She earned her Master's in nursing from Chamberlain University in 2022. Her professional practice is guided by Jean Watson's philosophy that, "Caring is the essence of nursing."Disclosure: Stephanie Whitfield, MSN, RN, CPN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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