lunes, 23 de junio de 2014

Rural Health Open Door Forum Update

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The next CMS Rural Health Open Door Forum is scheduled for:
Date: Thursday, June 26, 2014;
Start Time: 2:00pm Eastern Time (ET); 
Please dial in at least 15 minutes prior to call start time.

Conference Leaders: Carol Blackford, John Hammarlund and Jill Darling.

**This Agenda is Subject to Change**

I.  Opening Remarks

II. Chair- Carol Blackford, Center for Medicare
Co-Chair – John Hammarlund, Regional Administrator, Seattle Regional Office
Moderator – Jill Darling, Office of Communications

III.  Announcements & Updates
·       Hospice NPRM Rule
·       Quality Improvement Program Transition Announcement
·       Coverage to Care
·       Open Payments (The Sunshine Act): An Overview for Physicians & Teaching Hospitals
IV.  Open Q&A

**Next ODF: August 7, 2014**
Open Door Forum Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.

1. To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 44425564.
Persons participating by phone are not required to RSVP. 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.

Encore:  1-855-859-2056; Conference ID: 44425564.
Encore is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 and entering the Conference ID. Encores for ODFs held on Thursdays can be accessed the following Monday. The recording is available for 3 business days.

For ODF schedule updates & E-Mailing List registration, visit our website at

Thank you.

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