The next CMS Hospital/Quality Initiative Open Door Forum scheduled for:
Date: Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Start Time: 2:00 PM Eastern Time (ET)
Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
I. Opening Remarks
Chair – Tiffany Swygert (Center for Medicare)
Moderator – Jill Darling (Office of Communications)
II. Announcements & Updates
- Medicare Outpatient Observation Notice (MOON) Update
- Wage Index Time Table Update
- National Health and Safety Network submission deadline extension update – Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities and Long Term Care Hospitals
- IRFs: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/IRF- Quality-Reporting/Downloads/ IRF_LTCH-QRP-NHSN-Data- Submission-Deadline-Extension- February-2017.pdf
- LTCHs: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/LTCH- Quality-Reporting/LTCH- Quality-Reporting-Data- Submission-Deadlines.html
III. Open Q&A
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next CMS Hospital/Quality Initiative Open Door Forum: April 4, 2017
ODF EMAIL MAILBOX: Hospital_ODF@cms.hhs.gov
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: 56386914
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Encore: 1-855-859-2056; Conference ID: 56386914
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