Details
 

July 9, 2019
2:00-3:00PM

Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum

Conference Call

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

**This Agenda is Subject to Change**

  • Opening Remarks

Acting Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare

Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)

  • Announcements & Updates

*DMEPOS Update

*Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor website and the Round 2021 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Homepage

*DMEPOS Prior Authorization Program for Pressure Reducing Support   Surfaces

*Reminder: Public Beta testing of the HH PDGM Grouper software

*Updates and Announcements from the Home Health Quality Reporting Program

*CY2019 NPRM Rule Update

*Reporting Updates

*July 2019 Home Health Compare Refresh coming up!

PPR measure added to HHC October 2019

*Guidance Update  OASIS Quarterly Q&A: https://qtso.cms.gov/providers/home-health-agency-hha-providers/reference-manuals

*Training Updates  https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Home-Health-Quality-Reporting-Training.html

*APU Webinar slides available

* Video Tutorials Available to Assist with Coding Specific Section GG Items

* Section GG web-based Training Course

*Updates to HQRP and Hospice Compare

*Links to our webpages are:

HQRP webpage:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Spotlight.html

*Hospice QRP Reconsideration Webpage:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Reconsideration-Requests.html

*Hospice Compare:

https://www.medicare.gov/hospiceCompare/

*Hospice QRP Related Help Desks:

https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Help-Desks.html

III. Open Q&A

**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: TBA

Mailbox: HomeHealth_Hospice_DMEODF-L@cms.hhs.gov

---------------------------------------------------------------------

This Open Door Forum is open to everyone, but 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: 8354358

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: 8354358

Encore is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 beginning 4 hour 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/.

Were you unable to attend the recent Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF call? We encourage you to visit our CMS Podcasts and Transcript webpage where you can listen and view the most recent Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF call. Please allow up to three weeks to get both the audio and transcript posted to: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/PodcastAndTranscripts.html. Thank you.

CMS provides free auxiliary aids and services including information in accessible formats. Click here for more information. This will point partners to our CMS.gov version of the “Accessibility & Nondiscrimination notice” page.

Printer-Friendly Version


2019-07-09 14:00:00 2019-07-09 15:00:00 America/Detroit Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Opening Remarks Acting Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare Moderator – Jill Darling (OC) Announcements & Updates *DMEPOS Update *Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor website and the Round 2021 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Homepage *DMEPOS Prior Authorization Program for Pressure Reducing Support   Surfaces *Reminder: Public Beta testing of the HH PDGM Grouper software *Updates and Announcements from the Home Health Quality Reporting Program *CY2019 NPRM Rule Update *Reporting Updates *July 2019 Home Health Compare Refresh coming up! PPR measure added to HHC October 2019 *Guidance Update  OASIS Quarterly Q&A: https://qtso.cms.gov/providers/home-health-agency-hha-providers/reference-manuals *Training Updates  https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Home-Health-Quality-Reporting-Training.html *APU Webinar slides available * Video Tutorials Available to Assist with Coding Specific Section GG Items * Section GG web-based Training Course *Updates to HQRP and Hospice Compare *Links to our webpages are: HQRP webpage: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Spotlight.html *Hospice QRP Reconsideration Webpage: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Reconsideration-Requests.html *Hospice Compare: https://www.medicare.gov/hospiceCompare/ *Hospice QRP Related Help Desks: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Help-Desks.html III. Open Q&A **DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE** Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: TBA Mailbox: HomeHealth_Hospice_DMEODF-L@cms.hhs.gov --------------------------------------------------------------------- This Open Door Forum is open to everyone, but 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: 8354358 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: 8354358 Encore is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 beginning 4 hour 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/. Were you unable to attend the recent Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF call? We encourage you to visit our CMS Podcasts and Transcript webpage where you can listen and view the most recent Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF call. Please allow up to three weeks to get both the audio and transcript posted to: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/PodcastAndTranscripts.html. Thank you. CMS provides free auxiliary aids and services including information in accessible formats. Click here for more information. This will point partners to our CMS.gov version of the “Accessibility & Nondiscrimination notice” page. ----