Summary of the Recent CMS Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on February 23, 2023.  The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below. The most recent Hospice Care Compare refresh occurred in February.  As part of that refresh, CMS included an annual […]

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Summary of the Recent CMS Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on February 23, 2023.  The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below. The most recent Hospice Care Compare refresh occurred in February.  As part of that refresh, CMS included an annual […]

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CMS Open Door Forum Summary: Hospice

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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 hospice providers is below. Care Compare CMS staff focused on updates to the Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) as part of the September Open Door Forum.  […]

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The Next CMS Open Door Forum is Tomorrow

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, June 29, 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, […]

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CMS Home Health & Hospice Open Door Forum on Thursday

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Thursday, February 24, 2022 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 Moderator – Jill Darling, Office of Communications, CMS […]

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CMS Home Health & Hospice Open Door Forum on Thursday

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Thursday, February 24, 2022 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 Moderator – Jill Darling, Office […]

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CMS Updated Quality Reporting in the Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provided some important quality updates in the Tuesday, December 14 Home Health, Hospice, and DME (Durable Medicare Equipment) Open Door Forum (ODF). What follows is a detailed summary of those updates from a NAHC staffer who monitored the call. HOSPICE QUALITY REPORTING PROGRAM UPDATES CMS reminded hospices […]

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CMS Updated Quality Reporting in the Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) provided some important quality updates in the Tuesday, December 14 Home Health, Hospice, and DME (Durable Medicare Equipment) Open Door Forum (ODF). What follows is a detailed summary of those updates from a NAHC staffer who monitored the call. HOME HEALTH QUALITY REPORTING PROGRAM UPDATES The reconsideration […]

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New CMS Open Door Forum is Tomorrow

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Tuesday, December 14, 2021 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 Moderator – Jill […]

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CMS Open Door Forum Shares Hospice Star Rating Info

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During the most recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Home Health, Hospice, and DME (Durable Medicare Equipment) Open Door Forum (ODF), the following information and updates were provided. Hospice providers should note that CMS has resumed the provider enrollment revalidation process along with some other provider enrollment processes that were temporarily suspended during […]

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CMS Open Door Forum Shares Hospice Star Rating Info & Updates Home Health Notice of Admission

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During the most recent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Home Health, Hospice, and DME (Durable Medicare Equipment) Open Door Forum (ODF), the following information and updates were provided. Both home health and hospice providers should note that CMS has resumed the provider enrollment revalidation process along with some other provider enrollment processes that […]

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CMS Open Door Forum on Wednesday, June 23

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) sent out a notice that this Open Door Forum has been postponed until next week. Unfortunately, this notice was sent out minutes after NAHC Report was sent out to recipients. We apologize for any inconvenience and we will alert you when the new Open Door Forum is […]

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