jueves, 1 de mayo de 2014

Skilled Nursing Facility- Long Term Care Open Door Forum Update

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
Special Open Door Forum:
Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Quality Reporting Program (QRP) Provider Training
Wednesday, May 7, 2014
1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time
Conference Call Only

The purpose of this SODF is to provide updated data collection and reporting requirements, time frames, and submission deadlines for the FY 2016 and FY 2017 payment update determinations. The SODF will also present a select number of frequently asked questions and answers related to the quality measures, data collection and submission mechanisms and invite questions and comments from stakeholders.

Please also note that the final version of the LTCHQR Program Manual (v 2.0) and provider training materialsare available for download at the LTCH Quality Reporting Program website (http://www.cms.gov/LTCH-Quality-Reporting/). This manual and provider training materials contain the necessary instruction/direction for submitting the LTCH CARE Data Set (LCDS) (version 2.01), which will become active as of July 1, 2014. The Power Point presentation for this SODF will be accessible May 1, 2014 under the Downloads section of the LTCH Quality Reporting webpage, by selecting the link titled “LTCH SODF Slides – May 7, 2014”.

Please continue to visit the CMS LTCH Quality Reporting Program website (http://www.cms.gov/LTCH-Quality-Reporting/) for updates, call-in information, conference materials, and agenda items related to this and future SODFs.

We look forward to your participation.

Special Open Door Participation Instructions:
Participant Dial-In Number: 1-800-837-1935
Reference Conference ID: 21448743

Persons participating by phone do not need to RSVP.

Note: TTY Communications Relay Services are available for the Hearing Impaired. For TTY services dial 7-1-1 or 1-800-855-2880. A Relay Communications Assistant will help.

A transcript and audio recording of this Special ODF will be posted to the Special Open Door Forum website athttp://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/ODFSpecialODF.html.

For automatic emails of Open Door Forum schedule updates (E-Mailing list subscriptions) and to view Frequently Asked Questions please visit our website at http://www.cms.gov/opendoorforums/ .

Thank you for your interest in CMS Open Door Forums.

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