Automated Survey Processing Environment Regulations (ASPEN)
The state regulation sets used by surveyors when recording survey findings.
Minimum Data Set
A standardized definition of items used to improve quality of care by assessing the needs and functional status of residents in long term care facilities that participate in the Medicare and/or Medicaid program.
Outcome Assessment Information Set (OASIS)
A uniform core set of data elements used to improve quality of care by enabling measurement of patient outcomes in home health agencies that participate in the Medicare and/or Medicaid program.