domingo, 9 de noviembre de 2014

Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forums Update

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for
Wednesday, November 12, 2014 at 2:00 PM Eastern Time (ET).

Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time.

**This Agenda is Subject to Change**

I. Opening Remarks

Chair – Randy Throndset, Center for Medicare
Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)

II. Announcements & Updates

  • Publication of Proposed HH Conditions of Participation-
  • Home Health PPS Final Rule-
1. Contact information for QTSO Technical HelpDesk
§  (877) 201-4721 or by email at 
2. Link to “Hospice Item Set (HIS)” portion of website:
3. Link to hospice portion of website:
4. Contact information for Hospice Quality HelpDesk
  • System errors for Hospices
  • Fingerprinting Update
  • CAHPS® Hospice Survey
    • Reminders for Hospices and Vendors
    • National implementation schedule
    • Vendor selection and authorization
    • Data warehouse access
    • OMB status
    • Links and other information:
  • HH & Hospice Claims Processing Update
  • Sequestration and Hospice Cap Calculation                                  
 III. Open Q&A 

**Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: TBA

Open Door Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.

To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 44424038.
Persons participating by phone do not need 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: 44424038.
Encore is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 and entering the Conference ID beginning 2 hours after the call has ended. The recording expires after 2 business days.

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

Thank you.

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