Opportunities for Engaging Long-Term and Post-Acute Care Providers in Health Information Exchange Activities: Exchanging Interoperable Patient Assessment Information. Outcome And Assessment Information Set (OASIS)

12/01/2011

The OASIS is a data collection instrument designed to measure adult, non-maternity patient outcomes in the home health care setting. The data elements "represent core items of a comprehensive assessment for an adult home care patient; and form the basis for measuring patient outcomes for purposes of outcome-based quality improvement (OBQI)."96 While the primary objectives of creating the OASIS were to support both systematic collection of data and quality improvement initiatives to benefit HHAs and their patients, secondary objectives were to meet the needs of payers, regulators, and the government.

OASIS data must be collected on all home health patients at the initial visit and at certain other episodic and periodic time points, including time of discharge.97 The complete OASIS assessments must be electronically transmitted within 30 days of assessment completion date to the state health agency (or Medicare contractor) for storage in an electronic database, and are then forwarded to the CMS.

CMS makes available free software (HAVEN) which Medicare and Medicaid HHAs may use to electronically transmit MDS assessments.98

CMS expects to continue to collect data using OASIS for the foreseeable future, but indicates that priorities like pay for performance, standardizing assessment and quality measurement, integration of measures of process and systems, and EHRs may impact future use of OASIS.99

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