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December 13, 2010

Maternity patients are exempt from OASIS

Question: If a patient has a disrupted wound post c-section, do we do an OASIS assessment? 

Lisa says: No, maternity patients are exempted from OASIS. The ONLY time you’d want to complete OASIS on a maternity patient is if Medicare is the payor. In that case, you’d want an HHRG.