CMS Updates Home Health & Hospice Providers in Open Door Forum

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on January 11, 2023.  The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below HOME HEALTH Home Health Payment Policy CMS announced that the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2023, Section 4137 extends the…

Next CMS Open Door Forum is January 11

The first Centers for Medicare & Medicaid (CMS) Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum of 2023 is scheduled for Wednesday, January 11 at 2:00 PM-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,…

CMS Open Door Forum Updates for Home Health and Hospice Providers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on December 7, 2022.  The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below. HOSPICE Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) The Provider Preview Reports (PPR) for the February refresh of Care Compare became…

New CMS Open Door Forum on Wed, Dec 7

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, December 7, 2022 PM at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Key topics include the home health value based purchasing program and hospice CAHPS updates. Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject…

CMS Open Door Forum Updates Home Health & Hospice Providers

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on November 9, 2022. What follows is a summary of the relevant ODF content for home health and hospice providers. HOME HEALTH CMS began the Forum with a summary of the CY 2023 Home Health Prospective Payment…

CMS Open Door Forum to Focus on Final Rule, Quality, Value-Based Purchasing

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, November 9, 2022 PM at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). This call will be Conference Call Only. Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Opening Remarks Chair – Brian…

CMS Open Door Forum Summary: Home Health

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on September 21, 2022. The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below. Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) The Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) program is scheduled to begin January…

Next CMS Home Health & Hospice Open Door Forum is Wednesday

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, September 21, 2022 PM at 3:30-4:30 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 Co-Chair- Kelly Vontran,…

Next Home Health and Hospice Open Door Forum is at 2 PM Today!

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, August 10, 2022 PM 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

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

Moderator – Jill Darling, Office of Communications, CMS

  • Announcements & Updates

III. Open Q&A

 

Open Door Participation Instructions:

This call will be Conference Call Only.

To participate by phone, dial: 1-888-455-1397 and 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 August 12, 2022, 11:59 PM ET.

Next Home Health and Hospice Open Door Forum is Aug. 10

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, August 10, 2022 PM 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 Co-Chair- Kelly Vontran,…