CMS OASIS Links
CMS OASIS Overview
"Site ... to store and disseminate policy and technical information related to OASIS (the Outcome and Assessment Information Set) data set for use in home health agencies (HHAs), State agencies, software vendors, professional associations and other Federal agencies in implementing and maintaining OASIS."
CMS OASIS-C Information & Guidance Manual
OASIS-C is the updated version of the OASIS data set that must be used for all assessments of Medicare and Medicaid patients that are completed on or after January 1, 2010.
The OASIS-C Guidance manual (September, 2009) is a streamlined and updated version of the original OASIS Implementation Manual. It provides:
•specific item-by-item information on completion of each OASIS-C item
•general information relevant to OASIS data collection versions of OASIS-C for each OASIS data collection time point
•sample pages of clinical record forms for OASIS data time points illustrating how the relevant OASIS items can be integrated
•relevant resources for HHAs, with hyperlinks when available
•information on OBQI
•home health care regulations related to OASIS data collection, and
•recommendations for ensuring accuracy of OASIS data.
CMS - QIES to Success
CMS hosted web application: "To find information in a quick and efficient manner, visit the QIES to Success pages anytime you need to find information on CASPER, MDS, OASIS, RAVEN, HAVEN, and ASPEN, to name a few."
Assistance at CDPH
Email the CDPH Helpdesk
Email link for the MDS/OASIS Helpdesk at the California Department of Public Health