The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for
Wednesday, November 6, 2019 PM 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**
- Opening Remarks
Co- Chair- Hillary Loeffler, Center for Medicare
Co- Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare
Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)
- Announcements & Updates
*Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services
*iQIES Update for HHAs: https://qtso.cms.gov/news-and-
*CY 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System Final Rule: https://www.cms.gov/center/
*Home Health Updates
*Home Infusion Therapy Updates
*HH QRP Update
*HH QRP, Reporting & CY2020 APU Process Update
*CY2020 APU Process: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/ HomeHealthQualityInits/Home- Health-Quality-Reporting- Reconsideration-and-Exception- and-Extension.html
*Spotlight and Announcements page: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/ HomeHealthQualityInits/ Spotlight-and-Announcements. html
*HH PDGM Billing Update: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Medicare-Fee-for-Service- Payment/HomeHealthPPS/ CaseMixGrouperSoftware.
*HHCAHPS website: https://homehealthcahps.org
*HHCAHPS@rti.org or call (866) 354-0985
*Hospice CAHPS Update
*Survey Website: www.hospicecahpssurvey.org
*CAHPS Hospice Survey Project Team: hospicecahpssurvey@HCQIS.org or 1-844-472-4621
*Technical assistance: firstname.lastname@example.org
*CMS staff: email@example.com
*Hospice QRP updates
*HQRP webpage: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/ Hospice-Quality-Reporting/ Spotlight.html
*Hospice Compare update: https://www.medicare.gov/
*Final Rule 1713-F: Conditions of Payment to be Applied to Certain DMEPOS Items
- Open Q&A
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: TBA
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