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CMS Hosts Homecare, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum

Posted by Crystal Parks on Jul 9, 2013 10:16:00 AM


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the next Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum will be held on Tuesday, July 9 from 2 to 3 p.m. EST.   

The agenda for the Tuesday, July 9, 2013, Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum has been updated. If you wish to participate, dial 1-800-837-1935; Conference ID: 97842778.  

The updated agenda for this Open Door Forum is listed below: 

I. Opening Remarks

Guest Chair – Zinnia Harrison (CM)
Moderator – Matthew Brown (OC)

II. Announcements & Updates
Healthcare.gov/Marketplace.cms.gov Re-Launch
Website: http://marketplace.cms.gov/

Home Health Compare HHCAHPS website: https://homehealthcahps.org

CY 2014 Home Health Proposed Rule
Website: http://www.regulations.gov/#!documentDetail;D=CMS-2013-0140-0001

Documentation Requirements for Continuous Positive Airway Pressure (CPAP) Therapy
Website: http://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Medicare-Learning-Network-MLN/MLNProducts/downloads/PAP_DocCvg_FactSheet_ICN905064.pdf

Hospice Quality Update

  • Home Health Quality Update
  • Hospice Vendor Call

Requirements for Long Term Care Facilities; Hospice Services
Website: https://www.federalregister.gov/articles/2013/06/27/2013-15313/medicare-and-medicaid-programs-requirements-for-long-term-care-facilities-hospice-services

Status Update on Home Health Advance Beneficiary Notice
Website: http://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-General-Information/BNI/HHABN.html
Questions: RevisedABN_ODF@cms.hhs.gov

III. Open Q&A

Topics: CMS Open Door Forum, HHCAHPS, Home Health Quality, Hospice Quality Measures


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