The next CMS Ambulance Open Door Forum scheduled for:
Date: Thursday, December 1, 2016
Start Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time (ET);
Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.
Conference Leaders: Dr. William Rogers, Valerie Miller and Jill Darling
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
I. Opening Remarks
Chair – Dr. William Rogers (OC)
Co-Chair-Valerie Miller (CM)
Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)
II. Announcements & Updates
III. Open Q&A
- Staffing Requirements for ALS Transport
- Update to the Claims Processing Manual pertaining to the SNF Ambulance Transport (CR-9791 and Transmittal code 3620)
- CY 2017 ambulance inflation factor and productivity adjustment (Change Request 9811)
- CY 2017 AFS Public Use Files release
- Expiration date of MACRA provisions
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next Ambulance Open Door Forum: March 16, 2017
This Open Door Forum is not intended for the press, and the remarks are not considered on the record. If you are a member of the Press, you may listen in but please refrain from asking questions during the Q & A portion of the call. If you have inquiries, please contact CMS at Press@cms.hhs.gov. Thank you.
UPDATE: CMS Open Door Forums will now be available through Podcasts. Please visit:https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-
and-Education/Outreach/ OpenDoorForums/ PodcastAndTranscripts.html. Please allow a week or so to get it posted. Thank you.
Open Door Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 44947739
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: 44947739
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 and E-Mailing List registration, visit our website at http://www.cms.gov/