Blueprint for OASIS-E Accuracy (Miami)

Monday, October 3, 2022 8:00 AM - Tuesday, October 4, 2022 4:00 PM (EDT)


OASIS data collection continues to evolve! Based on the most current CMS guidance available, this workshop provides a comprehensive look at the OASIS items including the OASIS-E revisions and OASIS related PDGM information effective January 1, 2020. This effective, up-to-the-minute education is targeted for field data collectors, their supervisors, OASIS educators and reviewers, quality improvement staff, and those preparing for the COS-C Exam.

Experience the comprehensive and nationally acclaimed two-day Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy workshop and learn to confidently teach, audit and collect OASIS-E items accurately. Through guided, relatable, expert instruction, and participation in problem-solving discussions and more than 50 application scenarios, achieve mastery of the OASIS items, conventions, and the latest data collection rules.

The workshop educational objectives include:

Rather than provide opinions, assumptions, or unfounded interpretations, the “Blueprint” presenters will model reliance on CMS guidance documents and provide and demonstrate strategies for how to find defendable answers to your OASIS questions.

Attendees are encouraged to dress in layers as room temperatures vary and may be cool.

Speakers (subject to change)


Kerry is a physical therapist with a Doctorate in Physical Therapy. She has worked in the home health industry since 2007, as a field clinician, as well as in roles supporting coding and documentation for compliance and quality. She has over 10 years of experience conducting detailed reviews of clinical documentation for home health and hospice providers, focusing on OASIS and diagnosis coding accuracy, as well as regulatory compliance and documentation to support Medicare coverage. Kerry is a certified coder and an AHIMA Approved ICD-10-CM Trainer. She holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and is a Clinical Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.


Lori is a physical therapist with a Masters in business administration. She has been practicing for 25 years with experience initially in the outpatient setting and then in home care since 2009. Lori’s experience includes positions as a field clinician, quality educator and clinical manager. In focusing on high quality outcomes and performance improvement, Lori’s work emphasizes the critical need for OASIS accuracy in measuring and achieving clinical success. Lori currently supports OAI’s CMS contract work related to OASIS data collection guidance and serves on OAI’s Blueprint Presenter Team. Lori holds the Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) designation and is a Clinical Consultant with OASIS Answers, Inc.

Continuing Education

Attendees receive 6.5 continuing education units per day (13.0 total) for skilled nursing, occupational therapy, physical therapy, and speech therapy.

Thank You to Our Sponsor!

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COS-C Certification Exam

  • Date: Wednesday, October 5, 2022
  • Exam: 9:00-11:30 AM
  • Registration: 8:15 AM. Doors close promptly @ 8:45 am and exam instructions begin

Secure a spot by registering at least one week in advance. Onsite exam registration may not be available.

The Certificate for OASIS Specialist-Clinical (COS-C) Exam is a voluntary certificate examination for those interested in demonstrating and establishing their expertise and commitment to OASIS data accuracy. Administered the day following the Blueprint for OASIS Accuracy training, the scope of the COS-C exam is similar to the Blueprint workshop agenda, covering current CMS OASIS data collection rules and guidance related to OASIS time points, regulations, patient populations and OASIS item specific scoring.

Candidates who successfully pass the examination are awarded the COS-C designation.

Call OASIS Answers, Inc.(OAI) to learn more about the COS-C examination.

Exam Fees when taken following the Blueprint workshop:

-Initial Exam: $250 (reflects "Blueprint discount")

-Renewal Exam: $200 (reflects "Blueprint discount")


  • WORKSHOP registration and payment is handled by HCAF. Click here or call (850) 222-8967.
  • COS-C EXAM registration and payment is handled by OAI. Click here or call (425) 868-2304.

HCAF members receive a discounted registration rate! To obtain the member discount, please log in to your profile before registering.

Registration fees for this program are as follows:

• Certified Members: $680
• Associate Members: $680
• Private Duty Members: $720
 Prospective Members: $780

Register online or call (850) 222-8967 to register by phone. By registering for this program you are agreeing to our payments, cancellation, and substitution policies.

Jackson West Medical Center
2801 NW 79 Ave
Doral, FL 33122 United States

Conference Center

Free parking is available on the 2nd floor of the venue’s adjacent parking garage. After parking, take the elevator to the 1st floor and get a visitor security pass. Then take the same elevators to the 4th floor. Turn left and cross the sky bridge. Go through the glass doors and turn right down the hall. Room #2 will be on the right-hand side.

Please note: Since this is a hospital facility, masks are required in the elevator and hallways but optional within the conference center.

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(302) 670-4980
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Monday, October 3, 2022 8:00 AM - Tuesday, October 4, 2022 4:00 PM (EDT)

Registration begins at 7:30 AM ET

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