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CMS’ January release of quarterly OASIS Q&As offer guidance on PDGM, function items

The latest release of CMS OASIS quarterly Q&As delves into issues around the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM) as well as M items capturing activities of daily living (ADLs) and GG items capturing mobility and self-care.

The January 2020 Q&As — published to the CMS website Jan. 21 — include 20 questions and responses on a range of topics.

PDGM is the subject of three questions. Ten questions deal with ADL items or GG items capturing mobility and self-care.

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