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Oasis- C Accuracy: Get It RIGHT!
October 17, 2013 
(Embassy Suites Livonia, Michigan) new location!
8:00am to 4:30pm


Elaine Trzasko 
A-1 Homecare Consulting & Staffing 


Thursday October 17, 2013 from 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM EDT
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Embassy Suites Detroit - Livonia/Novi 
19525 Victor Parkway
Livonia, MI 48152

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Achieve OASIS accuracy and improve your agency's outcome and case-mix scores. Getting OASIS-C right is critical to your agency's reimbursement and outcomes.  Get the answers you need now to ensure your responses to OASIS-C items are as accurate and compliant with CMS guidelines!

This one day interactive class, taught by principal author of the HCS-O exam and a national OASIS educator, is a comprehensive program designed to provide attendees with current OASIS-C guidance and information.  Participants will have the opportunity to apply current OASIS-C guidance to patient scenarios and receive instructions on some of the toughest OASIS-C items agencies encounter.

Get updated on the on all OASIS-C items including the newly released OASIS-C1 !


OASIS-C Accuracy is an intermediate learning opportunity designed for quality reviewers, managers, professionals and field clinicians who are ready to take their OASIS-C knowledge to the next level or to prepare for OASIS-C certification (HCS-O credential) on October 18, 2013.


1. Identify OASIS-C general conventions, ADL/IADL specific conventions, and critical definitions of terms in the OASIS-C.

2. Define CMS criteria for accurately assessing and completing OASIS-C “M” items that are critical to outcome / process measures scores,case-mix scores, and agency reimbursement.

3. Identify changes to key home health compare outcome and process measure scoring in July 2013, to include acute care hospitalization, emergency department use, and fall risk assessment.

4. Recognize potential mis-steps and incorrect assumptions clinicians make when completing critical OASIS-C items.

5. Identify changes anticipated in conversion of OASIS-C to OASIS C-1 in October 2014.

6. Identify tools that may assist clinicians in improving accuracy of response to OASIS-C.

7. Correctly apply knowledge of OASIS-C, conventions, and CMS guidance in multiple case scenarios.

OASIS-C Accuracy is an intermediate learning opportunity designed for quality reviewers, managers, professionals and field  clinicians who are ready to take their OASIS-C knowledge to the next level or to prepare for OASIS-C certification (HCS-O credential). EXTRA!! Attendees who will be sitting for the HCS-O OASIS-C Certification Exam offered by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance (BMSC) are invited to attend the 1-hour study session at the end of the day at no additional charge. The optional HCS-O Exam will be administered on October 18, 2013 (Fri.) starting at 9 am. Separate advance registration and payment must be made directly to BMSC. To register for the HCS-O exam, call 800-897-4509 or go to www.medicalspecialtycoding.com to download the exam registration form.

Continuing Education:

 Provider approved by the California Board of Nursing Provider Number CEP 15642, for 7 contact hours. This program has been pre-approved by the Board of Medical Specialty Coding & Compliance for 7 continuing education units (CEU) towards the maintenance of  the HCS-D and/or HCS-O credential.      

 FEE: (Includes lunch and breaks)

Early Bird : $199

Regular Rate (starting September 16, 2013) : $229

Onsite (space permitting) : $279

(A $10.00 discount for each additional attendee from SAME agency will be applied)

Payment is required to confirm registration. NO EXCEPTION.

Hotel Accommodations:

A block of rooms is being held at the Detroit Marriott Livonia Hotel for October 16-18, 2013. Reservations can be made by calling (734) 462-3100.  Please mention “A-1 Homecare” when reserving rooms. Cut-off date to make reservations under the group block is October 2, 2013. Discounted Rate: $115.

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Call 800-228-9290 and mention A-1 Homecare Room Block at the Livonia Marriot to make a reservation.


Cancellations received in writing 10 days prior to the workshop will be subject to a 20% administrative fee.  NO REFUNDS will be issued for cancellations received within 10 days of the workshop.  Refunds will not be made for NO SHOWS.  However, substitutions will be allowed.  Please advise A1HC&S in writing of any cancellation or substitution in advance of the workshop.


Ann is a recognized national expert and educator in home health coding and OASIS-C.  As founder of Rambusch Consulting Services, she currently offers educational programs nationally and consults with agencies on improving financial and clinical operations and outcomes, OASIS-C, coding, documentation and compliance.

Ann has over ten years experience as an administrator/general manager for both private and hospital-based home health and hospice agencies.  A former hospital vice president of patient services with more than thirty years of nursing leadership experience, Ann has also served on the nursing faculty at Emory University, University of Texas and University of Georgia System.

A certified home health coding specialist since 2003, Ann serves as a member of the Expert Panel of Advisors for the Board of Medical Specialty Coding and Compliance (BMSC).  She is the principal author of the HCS-O OASIS Certification exam which was introduced in 2011 by BMSC.

Ann is the author of The gO Ring, A Guide for Home Health Clinicians. She serves as a technical editor /education consultant to DecisionHealth and its home health publications and newsletters (Home Health Line, Diagnosis Coding Pro, and Home Care Outcomes). She is the author of a step by step compliance manual for home health, a coding and OASIS-C computer-based training series, and the OASIS-C Study Guide published by DecisionHealth.


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