The next CMS Safety-Net Providers Open Door Forum is scheduled for:
Date: Wednesday, March 21, 2017;
Start Time: 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST);
Please dial-in at least 15 minutes prior to call start time.
Conference Leaders: Rita Vandivort-Warren, Corinne Axelrod & Jill Darling
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
Chair – Rita Vandivort-Warren, HRSA, Office of Policy Analysis
Co-Chair- Corinne Axelrod, Centers for Medicare
Moderator – Jill Darling, CMS Office of Communications
Announcements & Updates
- Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program (MDPP)
- https://go.cms.gov/mdpp - MDPP website where you can find resources on MDPP supplier enrollment
- MDPP Overview Fact Sheet – user friendly fact sheet that can be helpful to learn the basics about MDPP
- MDPP Enrollment Resources (useful for any provider that is interested in providing MDPP services)
- MDPP Orientation Roadmap
- MDPP Enrollment Fact Sheet (PDF)
- MDPP Enrollment Checklist (PDF)
- MDPP CDC - CMS Roles Fact Sheet (PDF) – helps break down the different roles CMS/CDC are playing in MDPP
Emergency Preparedness Rule: Overview & Where are we now?
Provider-Enrollment-and- Certification/ SurveyCertEmergPrep/Emergency- Prep-Rule.html
- Email: SCGEmergencyPrep@cms.hhs.gov
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next 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.
Open Door Forum Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
1. To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 31647889
Persons participating by phone are not required 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: 31647889
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 http://www.cms.gov/
**The Provider Ombudsman for the New Medicare Card serves as a CMS resource for the provider community. The Ombudsman will ensure that CMS hears, understands, and resolves any implementation problems experienced by clinicians, hospitals, suppliers and other providers. Dr. Eugene Freund will be serving in this position. He will also communicate about the New Medicare Card to providers, and collaborate with CMS components to develop solutions to any implementation problems that arise. To reach the Ombudsman, contact: NMCProviderQuestions@cms.hhs.
The Medicare Beneficiary Ombudsman and CMS staff will address inquiries from Medicare beneficiaries and their representatives through existing inquiry processes. Visit Medicare.gov for information on how the Medicare Beneficiary Ombudsman can help you.**