Summary of the CMS Open Door Forum on June 29

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice, and DME Open Door Forum on June 29, 2022. The summary of the Forum applicable to home health and hospice providers is below. HOME HEALTH CMS provided a high-level summary of the CY 2023 Home Health PPS Rule.  (See the NAHC Report […]

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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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What You Need to Know About the CMS Open Door Forum

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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: FY2023 Hospice Proposed Rule CMS provided a brief update of the proposed payment rate update (2.7%), wage index changes, and other aspects of the recently […]

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What You Need to Know About the CMS Open Door Forum

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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 FY2023 Hospice Proposed Rule CMS provided a brief update of the proposed payment rate update (2.7%), wage index changes, and other aspects of the […]

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New Date! CMS Open Door Forum to Focus on OASIS, Hospice Rule, More

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2022 PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). This call will be Conference Call Only. Open Door Participation Instructions: To participate by phone, dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 5109694 Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start […]

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New CMS Open Door Forum to Focus on Hospice Rule, HQRP, More

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2022 PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). This call will be Conference Call Only. Open Door Participation Instructions: To participate by phone, dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 5109694 Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum […]

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New CMS Open Door Forum to Focus on OASIS, Hospice Rule, More

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, April 20, 2022 PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET). This call will be Conference Call Only. Open Door Participation Instructions: To participate by phone, dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 5109694 Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the […]

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CMS Provides Quality Reporting and Other Updates in Most Recent Open Door Forum

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This article covers only the hospice portion of the most recent CMS Open Door Forum. To read about the home health portion, please see this NAHC Report article. 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 […]

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CMS Provides Quality Reporting and Other Updates in Most Recent Open Door Forum

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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. HOME HEALTH Home Health Claims Processing Issues Notice of Admission                            CMS officials reported on  a claims processing issue where the NOA is returning to providers […]

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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 on November 10

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The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, November 10, 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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