martes, 25 de julio de 2017

The next CMS Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Open Door Forum scheduled for:

CMS Open Door Forum
The next CMS Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Open Door Forum scheduled for:  
Date:  Wednesday July 26, 2017
Start Time:  2:00 PM Eastern Time (ET);
Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.
Conference Leaders: Marge Watchorn (Center for Medicare) & Dr. Gene Freund (OC)
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
I. Opening Remarks
Chair – Marge Watchorn (CM)
Co-Chair – Dr. Gene Freund (OC)
Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)
II. Announcements & Updates
  • Calendar Year 2018 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed
  • Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program Model
  • PQRS and Value Modifier Policies
  • Comment Solicitation on Initial Data Collection and Reporting Period for Clinical Laboratory Fee Schedule
  • Comment Solicitation on Biosimilars
  • Appropriate Use Criteria for Advanced Diagnostic Imaging Services
  • Open Payments 

III. Open Q&A
Next ODF: August 30, 2017
UPDATE: CMS Open Door Forums will now be available through Podcasts. Please visit:
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.
Open Door Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 60388319
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: 60388319
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
Thank you.

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