martes, 2 de mayo de 2017

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, May 3, 2017 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
  • FY 2018 Hospice Wage Index and Rate Update Proposed Rule
  • Home Health Claims Processing update
  • Hospice Claims Processing update
  • Hospice CAHPS public reporting announcement
  • Home Health Care CAHPS (HHCAHPS) updates
  • The HHCAHPS website is 
  • The email address is
  • Telephone inquiries: (866) 354-0985
  • Hospice Quality Reporting Program Updates
  • MCCM Update 
III. Open Q&A 
Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: June 21, 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 Thank you. 
UPDATE: CMS Open Door Forums will now be available through Podcasts. Please visit: 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: 58575516Persons 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: 58575516Encore 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
Thank you.  

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