The next CMS Hospital/Quality Initiative Open Door Forum scheduled for:
Date: Wednesday, July 19, 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
- CY 2018 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) Proposed Rule Highlights
- Change Request 10026 “The Supplemental Security Income (SSI)/Medicare Beneficiary Data for Fiscal Year 2015 for Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS) Hospitals, Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (IRFs), and Long Term Care Hospitals (LTCHs)
- FY 2019 Wage Index.
III. Open Q&A
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next CMS Hospital/Quality Initiative Open Door Forum: TBA
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.
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Open Door Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 59214429
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Encore: 1-855-859-2056; Conference ID: 59214429
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