New CMS Open Door Forum to Focus on Hospice Rule, HQRP, More

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2022 PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET).

This call will be Conference Call Only.

Open Door Participation Instructions:

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

Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time.

  • Opening Remarks

Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare, CMS

Co-Chair- Kelly Vontran, Center for Medicare, CMS

Moderator – Jill Darling, Office of Communications, CMS

  • Announcements & Updates
    • FY 2023 Hospice Proposed Rule
    • Hospice
      • Rulemaking: Updates on the FY 2023 Hospice Proposed Rule
      • New Resources available for the HQRP
      • Public Reporting: (May 2022 refresh updates)
    • Home Health
      • OASIS
      • Public Reporting (updates on the Interim QAO Performance Reports and the April and July refresh)
    • Home Health Services information on Care Compare
    • Home Health CAHPS Survey Update

III. Open Q&A



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- 866-430-8798; Conference Passcode: No Passcode Needed

Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-866-430-8798, 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires April 9, 2022, 11:59 PM ET.