Home Health

CMS releases July 2021 OASIS quarterly Q&As

CMS answers questions about the 5-day assessment time frame and assessing ambulation at the start of care in the recently released OASIS Q&As.

This update includes 13 questions offering guidance on things such as:

  • When to assess self-care and mobility for GG items.
  • What constitutes a valid referral for M0104.
  • How to code GG0100C – Prior functioning: Everyday Activity Stairs when stairs aren’t used by the patient.
  • How to code GG0130C – Toilet Hygiene when different levels of support are needed.

View CMS’ July 2021 quarterly OASIS Q&As at https://bit.ly/2TlPiJS.