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September 18, 2019
2:00-3:00PM

CMS Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum

 

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for

Wednesday, September 18, 2019 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**

I.   Opening Remarks

Co- Chair- Hillary Loeffler, Center for Medicare

Co- Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare 

Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)

II.   Announcements & Updates

CMS-6058-FC Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Program Integrity Enhancements to the Provider Enrollment Process

Timeline Reminder of Round 2021 of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program: See the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor website for more detailed information.

Clarifications and Follow-up Items from the August 21 Home Health PDGM National Provider Call: Registration link: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events-Items/2019-08-21-Home-Health-Call.html.

Updates and Announcements from the Home Health Quality Reporting Program:

CY2020 APU Process: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Home-Health-Quality-Reporting-Reconsideration-and-Exception-and-Extension.html

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

Spotlight and Announcements page: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Spotlight-and-Announcements.html

HHCAHPS Updates:

HHCAHPS website: https://homehealthcahps.org

HHCAHPS@rti.org or call (866) 354-0985

Updates and Announcements for Hospice Quality Reporting Program

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

Updates to Hospice Compare: https://www.medicare.gov/hospiceCompare/

Hospice CAHPS Update:

Survey Website: www.hospicecahpssurvey.org

CAHPS Hospice Survey Project Team: hospicecahpssurvey@HCQIS.org or 1-844-472-4621

Technical assistance: hospicecahpssurvey@hsag.com

III. Open Q&A

**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: TBA

Mailbox: HomeHealth_Hospice_DMEODF-L@cms.hhs.gov

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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: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 4676500

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: 1-888-296-6945; Conference Passcode: No Passcode Needed

Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-888-296-6945 beginning 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires September 21, 2019, 11:59 PM ET.

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2019-09-18 14:00:00 2019-09-18 15:00:00 America/Detroit CMS Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum   The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, September 18, 2019 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** I.   Opening Remarks Co- Chair- Hillary Loeffler, Center for Medicare Co- Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare  Moderator – Jill Darling (OC) II.   Announcements & Updates CMS-6058-FC Medicare, Medicaid, and Children's Health Insurance Programs; Program Integrity Enhancements to the Provider Enrollment Process Timeline Reminder of Round 2021 of the DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program: See the Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor website for more detailed information. Clarifications and Follow-up Items from the August 21 Home Health PDGM National Provider Call: Registration link: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/NPC/National-Provider-Calls-and-Events-Items/2019-08-21-Home-Health-Call.html. Updates and Announcements from the Home Health Quality Reporting Program: CY2020 APU Process: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Home-Health-Quality-Reporting-Reconsideration-and-Exception-and-Extension.html Training Update APU webinar: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Home-Health-Quality-Reporting-Training.html Spotlight and Announcements page: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Spotlight-and-Announcements.html HHCAHPS Updates: HHCAHPS website: https://homehealthcahps.org HHCAHPS@rti.org or call (866) 354-0985 Updates and Announcements for Hospice Quality Reporting Program Hospice QRP Related Help Desks: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/Hospice-Quality-Reporting/Help-Desks.html Updates to Hospice Compare: https://www.medicare.gov/hospiceCompare/ Hospice CAHPS Update: Survey Website: www.hospicecahpssurvey.org CAHPS Hospice Survey Project Team: hospicecahpssurvey@HCQIS.org or 1-844-472-4621 Technical assistance: hospicecahpssurvey@hsag.com 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: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 4676500 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: 1-888-296-6945; Conference Passcode: No Passcode Needed Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-888-296-6945 beginning 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires September 21, 2019, 11:59 PM ET. ----