CMS to Hold Open Door Forum on the IMPACT Act and Improving Care Coordination
Thursday, September 15, 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time
August 16, 2016 09:08 AM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a Special Open Door Forum (SODF) on Thursday, September 15, 2:00-3:00 PM Easter Time, to provide information and solicit feedback pertaining to the Improving Medicare Post-Acute Care Transformation Act of 2014 (the IMPACT Act).
CMS stated that the SODF “will offer discussion on the goals of the IMPACT Act, the expected outcomes of the Act, and potential roles post-acute care providers can play in improving coordinated care. This SODF will serve as a platform to update providers, consumers, stakeholders, researchers, and advocates alike on the work around the IMPACT Act and to solicit input on the ways the IMPACT Act can improve care coordination.”
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services Special Open Door Forum:
The IMPACT Act and Improving Care Coordination
Thursday, September 15, 2016
2:00 -3:00 pm Eastern Time
Conference Call Only
CMS invites questions, comments, and ideas from providers, patients, consumers, researchers, and advocates in advance or during the Forum.
You can submit questions, comments, and ideas to: PACQualityInitiative@cms.hhs.gov.
You may follow along during the call from the PowerPoint slides that were posted to: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Post-Acute-Care-Quality-Initiatives/IMPACT-Act-of-2014/IMPACT-Act-Downloads-and-Videos.html.
Special Open Door Participation Instructions will be provided within 1 week of the call.
A transcript and audio recording of this SODF will be posted to the Special Open Door Forums website under downloads section as well as the IMPACT Act Downloads and Videos webpage.