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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Summary of the Aug. 30 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 Auguust 30, 2023.  The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below. HOSPICE FY2024 HOSPICE FINAL RULE CMS summarized the major provisions in the hospice final rule.  For all the details […]

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New CMS Open Door Forum on Wednesday, August 30

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, August 30, 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 is July 12

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CY 2024 Home Health Proposed Rule Update HHVBP Hospice updates The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, July 12, 2023, PM at 3:30 PM-4:30 PM Eastern Time (ET). There are NEW and UPDATED Open Door Forum participation instructions so please read this email carefully. Please log on at least […]

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CMS Open Door Forum Updates for Home Health, Hospice

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Read on for NAHC’s exclusive analysis of the latest Open Door Forum from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), held on Wednesday, April 19, 2023. HOME HEALTH Home Health Care Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) April 1, 2023, begins the new data collection period for the HHCAHPs. The period runs […]

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