The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for
Wednesday, February 26, 2020 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
- *Hospice Compare updates
-Hospice Compare: https://www.medicare.
- *Hospice Quality Reporting Updates
-HQRP webpage: https://www.cms.gov/
Medicare/Quality-Initiatives- Patient-Assessment- Instruments/Hospice-Quality- Reporting/Spotlight.html
- Physician Diagnosis Reporting and the PDGM
- The Continued Role of Therapy under the PDGM
- Home Health PDGM implementation status
- Home Health CAHPS update
-https://homehealthcahps.org and the technical support and other survey assistance questions, HHCAHPS@RTI.ORG
- Home Health Quality Reporting Updates
-Public Reporting Update: https://www.cms.gov/
Medicare/Quality-Initiatives- Patient-Assessment- Instruments/ HomeHealthQualityInits/ Spotlight-and-Announcements
-Resource Update: Guide to Home Health Help Desks: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/
Quality-Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/ HomeHealthQualityInits/Help- Desk
-Training Update: Upcoming PAC QRP Requirements and Training Resources: https://www.cms.
gov/Medicare/Quality- Initiatives-Patient- Assessment-Instruments/ HomeHealthQualityInits/Home- Health-Quality-Reporting- Training
- *Required Prior Authorization of Lower Limb Prosthetics (LLPs)
III. Open Q&A
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: TBA
This Open Door Forum is open to everyone, but 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 Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 9375124
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.
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