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The Impact of Accurate OASIS Scoring of Pressure Ulcers  

Date & Time: Tuesday, January 17, 2012

10:00 AM PST | 01:00 PM EST

Duration: 60 Minutes

Instructor: Judy Adams

Location: Online

Price : $195.00

The program will discuss how the definition of Unstageable changes as we progress through the specific OASIS items. In addition. We will  also, discuss how the scoring on the various OASIS pressure items impacts episode payment and how you can receive the best process measure outcomes. Lastly, we will discuss the difference in OASIS and ICD-9-CM coding rules as they relate to pressure ulcers. This remains one of the areas where there are some significant differences in the way OASIS and coding views pressure ulcers which have remained a confusing area to home health clinicians. Don't miss this opportunity to ensure that your agency is obtaining both the best level of payment and the best outcomes for your patients with pressure ulcers.

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Instructor Profile: Judy Adams President, Adams Home Care Consulting, Inc Judy Adams is President and Owner of Adams Home Care Consulting, Inc. and provides clinical and operational consultation and education services to home care, home health and hospice organizations. Judy has more than 30 years experience in all aspects of home care and regularly contributes to a variety of home care industry publications. She has been certified as a Homecare Coding Specialist – Diagnosis (HCS-D) since 2003 and a Home Care Clinical Specialist – OASIS (HCS-O) since its inception in March 2011 from the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance and holds a certificate as a OASIS Specialist - Clinical (COS-C) from the OASIS Certificate and Competency Board since 2006. She has served as a member of the Expert Advisor Panel to the Board of Medical Specialty Coding since 2008 and was named to the official Board for Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance in 2010. ...more

Identify key components of item by item guidance for accurate   responses Describe the appropriate responses related to open and closed pressure ulcers Identify the financial impact on both episode and non-routine supply reimbursement related to OASIS item responses Apply the official guidance for OASIS scoring to a variety of pressure ulcer situations, such as closed pressure ulcers, ulcers closed with a skin graft versus other types of treatment Describe how to score a patient who has had a muscle flap applied to a pressure ulcer that later breakdown Identify how to obtain credit for best practice process measures related to pressure ulcers even when the patient is Suggest a Topic More Webinars not determined to be at risk for pressure ulcers at the start of Your Necessity is our Priority care Calculate the amount of reimbursement associated with nonroutine supplies based on your OASIS responses Visualize how much revenue is impacted as a result of minimal errors in scoring OASIS  

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It would be really nice if you can circulate this mail to all your deserving colleagues who can immensely benefit from this program. For more information, please contact the event coordinator. We look forward to seeing you at the webinar. Best regards, Event-coordinator MentorHealth

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The Impact of Accurate OASIS Scoring of Pressure Ulcers