CMS Home Health & Hospice Open Door Forum on Thursday

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Thursday, February 24, 2022 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
      • Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare, CMS
      • Moderator – Jill Darling, Office of Communications, CMS
    • Announcements & Updates
    • Update on the Master List and additional items selected for prior authorization
      • Prior Authorization website: cms.gov/DMEPOSPA
      • Prior Authorization Resource Mailbox: DMEPOSPA@cms.hhs.gov
    • Home Health claims processing update
    • Home Health CAHPS Survey Update
      • OASIS D
      • Public Reporting
    • Hospice QRP
      • APU
      • February Refresh
      • QM Report Update
      • HOPE Beta Testing
      • Resources

    III. Open Q&A

This call will be Conference Call Only.

To participate by phone, dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 5109694

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.

Instant Replay: 1- 800-396-1242; Conference Passcode: No Passcode Needed

Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-800-396-1242, 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires February 26, 2022, 11:59 PM ET.

For ODF schedule updates and E-Mailing List registration, visit our website at http://www.cms.gov/OpenDoorForums/.

You can visit the CMS Podcasts and Transcript webpage where you can listen and view the most recent Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF call. Both the audio and transcript will be posted to: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/PodcastAndTranscripts.html.

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