The next CMS Rural Health Open Door Forum is scheduled for:
Date: Thursday, June 11, 2015;
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, (CM)
Co-Chair – John Hammarlund, Regional Administrator, Seattle Regional Office
Moderator – Jill Darling, Office of Communications
III. Announcements & Updates:
- IPPS FY 2016 Announcement:
Medicare-Fee-for-Service- Payment/AcuteInpatientPPS/ FY2016-IPPS-Proposed-Rule- Home-Page.html
- CAH Updated SOM: 1. http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Provider-Enrollment-and- Certification/ SurveyCertificationGenInfo/ Downloads/Survey-and-Cert- Letter-15-19.pdf
- Chronic Care Management Updates FAQs
1. New CCM FAQ’s:
Medicare-Fee-for-Service- Payment/HospitalOutpatientPPS/ Downloads/Payment-Chronic- Care-Management-Services-FAQs. pdf
2. Updated CCM Fact Sheet:
and-Education/Medicare- Learning-Network-MLN/ MLNProducts/Downloads/ ChronicCareManagement.pdf
- Part D Prescriber Enrollment Requirements
- PQRS toolkit for CAH II Providers
IV. Open Q&A
**Next ODF: TBD**
Open Door Forum Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
- To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 12770091
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: 12770091
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 http://www.cms.gov/
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