The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for
Thursday, July 20, 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
- CY 2018 Home Health Prospective Payment System Proposed Rule
- HH VBP
- Proposed HH QRP policies in the 2018 NPRM
- Home Health claims processing update
- Hospice claims processing update
- Updates on HHCAHPS
- Updates on Hospice CAHPS
For technical assistance, contact the CAHPS Hospice Survey Project Team: hospicecahpssurvey@HCQIS.org or 1-844-472-4621
To communicate with CMS staff about implementation issues: firstname.lastname@example.org III. Open Q&A **DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: TBA
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.
Open Door Participation Instructions: This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone: Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 59185437Persons 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: 59185437
Encore is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 and entering the Conference ID.
Encores for ODFs held on Thursdays can be accessed the following Monday. The recording is available for 3 business days.For ODF schedule updates and E-Mailing List registration, visit our website at http://www.cms.gov/