Home Health & Hospice

Check out the Latest Version of OASIS-C

Homecare Insider, March 23, 2009

OASIS-C continues its march toward implementation, which has been projected for early next year.  On Friday, March 13, 2009, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) posted the latest iteration of the data set to its Web site.  There were several changes, most of them minor, involving clarification through changes in title and responses.

New and deleted data elements
OASIS-C version 12.2 eliminates M1014, medical or treatment regimen change in the last 14 days. M2100, types and sources of assistance , replaces M2100, patient management of equipment.  In the previous version of OASIS-C, this data element was M2110.  OASIS-C adds M1307, date of oldest, unhealed Stage II pressure ulcer.  To read the rest of tis article, click here.