OASIS Changes for PPS Reform Clear OMB: Application of Changes and Time Frames Spelled Out by CMS

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) published the final rule for reform of the home health prospective payment system (PPS) on Aug. 29. The case-mix system for PPS is based on the Outcome and Assessment Information Set (OASIS), which requires some changes in order to accommodate the reforms to the payment system. Yesterday…