|CMS has just released the latest guidance for OASIS, October 2012 Quarterly Q&As. This quarterly update contains 11 new Q&As including the latest CMS OASIS-C guidance with a special item about selecting fall risk assessment tools based on standardization, validation and multi-factor requirements.Other highlighted items:
- situations where the physician-ordered ROC date is outside the assessment time frame
- selecting a response for patient confusion when confusion level varies
- how/when bipolar disease and other psychiatric diagnoses might impact the depression process measure.