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Will OASIS-E Force Agencies to Address Behavioral Health Issues?

May 3 @ 2:30 pm 3:30 pm

The Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act (the IMPACT Act) was signed into law in 2014. The implementation of this Act was delayed in Home Health until 2023 due to COVID-19. This Act requires the submission of standardized data by Long-Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs), Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNFs), Home Health Agencies (HHAs), and Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs). The New version of OASIS will now assess Cognition, Delirium, and Depressive symptoms. Clinicians must learn how to address positive results with physicians and develop care plans that address Depression, Delirium, and Dementia. This session will provide an overview of how addressing these issues can positively impact Value-Based Purchasing (VBP).

Amy Craven, PT, MS, DPT, CCM, Vice President of C&V Senior Care Specialists, has worked in healthcare clinical and leadership positions for more than 30 years. Dr. Craven has co-published two books on Alzheimer’s care and presented at conferences and events throughout the U.S.

Katherine Vanderhorst, RN-PH, PMH-BC, BSN, CCM, is the President and co-founder of C&V Senior Care Specialists. She is a board-certified psychiatric nurse with 30+ years of clinical experience in Behavioral Health Care and Alzheimer’s Care and a Certified Care Manager. She is the co-developer of “The Road to Wholeness Behavioral Health Program” and “Becoming an Alzheimer’s Whisperer Program” and authored three books on Alzheimer’s care.

Conference Handouts

Conference presenters have the option of making session handouts available to attendees. All of the available handouts are posted on this website at: https://nehcc.com/handouts.


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