CMS Open Door Forum Provides Claims Processing, Payment and Quality Updates for Hospice, Home Health

On Wednesday, August 22, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a routine Open Door Forum (ODF) for Home Health, Hospice and DME provider/suppliers.  Among the items discussed were several claims processing updates, the final FY2019 hospice payment rule, and home health and hospice quality reporting program reminders.  What follows is a summary…