viernes, 10 de junio de 2016

CMS, Special Open Door Forum: Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services;

CMS Open Door Forum

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Open Door Forum:
Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services
Tuesday, June 14, 2016
2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Time
Conference Call Only
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a Special Open Door Forum (ODF) call to allow home health agencies, physicians, and other interested parties to learn about the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services.
CMS will be implementing a 3-year Medicare pre-claim review demonstration for home health services in the states of Illinois, Florida, and Texas by the end of 2016.  CMS plans to include Michigan and Massachusetts in the demonstration in 2017.  CMS is testing whether pre-claim review helps reduce expenditures, while maintaining or improving quality of care.  Additionally, CMS believes the demonstration will also help assure services are provided in compliance with applicable Medicare coverage and payment rules, thereby assisting in the prevention of fraud, waste, and abuse.  This demonstration should not delay care to Medicare beneficiaries and does not alter the Medicare home health benefit. 
You can learn more about the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services by going to:
Questions regarding the demonstration may be sent to:
Special Open Door Forum Participation Instructions: Participant Dial-In Number: 1-800-837-1935
Conference ID #: 94873140
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 for downloading at:
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Thank you for your interest in CMS Open Door Forums.

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