Summary of CMS Open Door Forum: Home Health

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its most recent Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum on Wednesday, April 3. Below is the NAHC summary of the home health parts of the forum. Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS®)  A new fact sheet has been posted in […]

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Next CMS Open Door Forum is April 3

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, April 3, 2024, PM at 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Please log on at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare, CMS Co-Chair- […]

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Summary of CMS Open Door Forum: Hospice

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Hospice Provider Enrollment Changes The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) officials reviewed hospice provider enrollment requirements that revised the definition of managing employee to include hospice administrator and hospice Medical Director.  The announcement generated several questions from hospice providers. CMS officials clarified that an individual that manages the day-to-day operations of the facility […]

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Summary of CMS Open Door Forum: Home Health

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Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) The agenda and slides for the self-paced 2024 Introduction to the HHCAHPS Survey training and the HHCAHPS Survey Vendor Update training are now posted under the “Training” tab of the HHCAHPS website. CMS reminded participants that it is the HHA’s responsibility to ensure that […]

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Next CMS Open Door Forum is Thursday

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Thursday, February 22, 2024, PM at 3:30 PM- 4:30 PM Eastern Time (ET). Please log on at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare, CMS Co-Chair- Kelly […]

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Summary of Hospice Updates in Recent CMS Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its most recent Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. Following are the hospice items that were discussed. The next Care Compare refresh will be in February.  The Provider Preview reports for this refresh were made available to hospices in […]

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Summary of Home Health Updates in Recent CMS Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held its most recent Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum on Wednesday, January 10, 2024. Following are the home health items that were discussed. Home Health Value Based Purchasing (HHVBP) CMS announced a new email address for providers to submit questions regarding the HHVBP model. […]

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Next CMS Open Door Forum is Tomorrow!

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, January 10, 2024, PM at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Please log on at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare, CMS Co-Chair- Kelly Vontran, […]

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Summary of CMS Open Door Forum for Hospice

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On November 29, 2923, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held the Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum. Below are key updates that provided for hospice providers. (GO HERE to read the summary for home health providers.) Hospice Quality Reporting Program (HQRP) The November 2023 quarterly refresh for the HQRP is […]

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Summary of CMS Open Door Forum for Home Health

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On November 29, 2923, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held the Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum. Below are key updates that provided for home health providers. Tomorrow, we will feature the summary for hospice providers. (GO HERE for the summary for hospice providers.) Calendar year 2024 Home Health Final […]

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Next CMS Open Door Forum is Nov 29

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, November 29, 2023, PM at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). Please log on at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare, CMS Co-Chair- Kelly Vontran, […]

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Next CMS Open Door Forum

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, October 11, 2023, PM at 2:00 PM-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) Please log on at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. **This Agenda is Subject to Change** Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare, CMS Co-Chair- Kelly Vontran, […]

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