OASIS-C2 V2.21.1 Final Version Specifications Now Available
There are two minor changes in OASIS C2 V2.21.0 that have been identified and that will have changed that will be implemented on January 1, 2018. One of these issues is related to the Social Security Number Removal Initiative (SSNRI) and should not affect your software. However, a new fatal edit has been added for M2010_HIGH_RISK_DRUG_EDUCTN (Patient/caregiver high risk drug education) and M2001_DRUG_RGMN_RVW (Drug regimen review). M2010_HIGH_RISK_DRUG_EDCTN should not be [^] (left blank) when the answer to item M2001_DRUG_RGMN_RVW is equal to 0.
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