Next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum Scheduled
Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time
August 22, 2016 08:50 AM
The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum has been scheduled for Tuesday, August 23, 2016, at 2:00 – 3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET).
Following are instructions, an agenda, and additional details provided by CMS:
Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time.
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
I. Opening Remarks
Chair – Hillary Loeffler, Center for Medicare
Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)
II. Announcements & Updates
a. Update on Subsequent Research and Analysis Related to Section 3131(d) of the Affordable Care Act
b. FY 2017 Hospice Wage Index and Rate Update Final Rule
c. Hospice Data Directory Update
d. Change Request 9590
e. Medicare Care Choices Model
f. HH VBP Model
g. Home Health Care CAHPS Survey
h. IMPACT ACT announcement
III. Open Q&A
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: October 5, 2016
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 Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 42968600
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.
Encore: 1-855-859-2056; Conference ID: 42968600
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/OpenDoorForums/.