jueves, 10 de noviembre de 2016

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for

CMS Open Door Forum

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 2:00-3:00 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 – Hillary Loeffler, Center for Medicare
    Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)
    II.  Announcements & Updates
      • Home Health PPS Final Rule
      • HomeHealthPolicy@cms.hhs.gov
      • HH QRP Section of the Final Rule
      • HHVBP Policies in the CY 2017 Home Health Prospective Payment System Final Rule
    1. Home Health and Hospice PEPPER
    2. Round 1 2017 contract suppliers for Medicare’s DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program. Please view the Media Fact Sheet for more information
    3. DMEPOS Competitive Bidding: Rules
    4. Hospice Quality Reporting Program
    5. HHCAHPS announcement
    6. Hospice CAPS announcement
    7. Change Request 9585 announcement
      III. Open Q&A
      **DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
      Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: January 11, 2016
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      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: 44695683
      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: 44695683
      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 http://www.cms.gov/OpenDoorForums/.
      Thank you.
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