CMS to Host Second Special Open Door Forum on Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services
Tuesday, June 28; 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time
June 22, 2016 03:16 PM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced it will host a second Special Open Door Forum (ODF) call regarding the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services on Tuesday, June 28, 2016, from 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern. CMS previously held a Special Open Door Forum on the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration on June 14; for a summary of that Special Open Door Forum, see previous NAHC Report coverage here.
As previously reported in NAHC Report, CMS posted in the Federal Register a Notice announcing a 3-year Medicare pre-claim review demonstration for home health services in the states of Illinois, Florida, Texas, Michigan, and Massachusetts where there have been high incidences of fraud and improper payments for these services.
Following is additional information released by CMS regarding the upcoming Open Door Forum:
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Open Door Forum: Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services
Tuesday, June 28, 2016, 2:00pm – 3:00pm Eastern Time Conference Call Only
CMS will host a second Special Open Door Forum call to allow home health agencies, physicians, and other interested parties to learn about the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services.
You can learn more about the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services by going to: https://www.cms.gov/Research-Statistics-Data-and-Systems/Monitoring-Programs/Medicare-FFS-Compliance-Programs/Pre-Claim-Review-Initiatives/Overview.html
Questions regarding the demonstration may be sent to: HHPreClaimDemo@cms.hhs.gov
Special Open Door Forum Participation Instructions:
Participant Dial-In Number: 1-800-837-1935
Conference ID #: 94883951
Note: 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.
A transcript and audio recording of this Special ODF will be posted to the Special Open Door Forum website for downloading at: http://www.cms.gov/OpenDoorForums/05_ODF_SpecialODF.asp
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