Ohio Aging Services Network (OASN) is giving a collective voice to Ohio’s non-profit transitional and long-term health care facilities, increasing their leverage and making their presence known to providers and insurers.

 

 

 

 

What we do

Peer Support

Our members freely share resources and ideas, making them more productive, more profitable, and more marketable.

Performance Analysis

Our Achievement Dashboard allows providers and insurers to compare OASN performance through quality indicators anchored to both state and national benchmarks.

Collaborating

We are all working toward a common goal. By collaborating instead of competing, we can develop best practices with better outcomes.

Industry Updates

OASN is the resource that helps members stay current with industry news, reimbursement issues and the changing healthcare environment.

Contract Negotiations

Our expert negotiators represent OASN members, helping them to obtain contracts that are fair and comprehensive.

Connecting Services

We connect providers and insurers with quality facilities that can provide short-term and long-term care for their patients.
CMS Releases Rules on Long Term Care Facilities

In August, CMS released the final rule for Medicare and Medicaid Programs; Reform of the Requirements for Long-Term Care Facilities.  This rule will make sweeping changes in the way long term care services are delivered and paid for going forward.  There is a three year phase in of these rules with 2017 as the start date.  Please see the attached summary provided by LeadingAge DC for an overview of these changes.  The work OASN has been doing over the past three years will help members better transition to these changes.

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Assessing Quality and Using it to Show Value and Make Service Delivery Model Changes

Managed care reimbursement in the long-term care service area continues to grow and with it many models of reimbursement.  Long-term care providers must assess the quality outcomes they are producing and make changes to their service delivery models to maximize on the reimbursement in pay-for-performance and other value-based managed care models.

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Telemedicine and Telehealth in Post-acute Care The Future of Health Care?

The terms telehealth and telemedicine have been used interchangeably for many years.  With the COVID-19 pandemic, telehealth and telemedicine are being used more than ever to provide services in facilities as well as for older adults at home.

 

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