CMS Open Door Forum Provides Hospice Billing and Quality Updates

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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, July 11. This article covers the hospice portion of the Open Door Forum. A future article will discuss the home health portion of the Open Door Forum. Discussion during the Open Door Forum […]

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CMS Open Door Forum on Key Home Health and Hospice Issues

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a home health and hospice Open Door Forum on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM Eastern Time to discuss the latest developments in the industry. Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time. The agenda for the Open […]

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CMS Open Door Forum Provides Home Health Updates, Overview of Hospice FY2019 Proposed Payment Rule

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) conducted a Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum on Tuesday, May 15, during which representatives of the agency provided overviews of a number of recent regulatory developments in home health and hospice.  An audio recording of the program is available until 5 p.m. EASTERN on […]

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New Home Health and Hospice Open Door Forum is Tuesday

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has a new Open Door Forum on home health, hospice and durable medical equipment scheduled for Tuesday, May 15, 2018 from 2:00 to 3:00 PM Eastern Time. Anyone wishing to take part should call in at least 15 minutes before the start of the forum. The agenda […]

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CMS Open Door Forum on Long-Term Services and Supports

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The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has scheduled its latest Open Door Forum (ODF) on Long-Term Services and Supports for April 24, 2018 at 2:00PM (ET). Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time. The conference leaders for this ODF are Jodie Sumeracki of the Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services […]

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Open Door Forum on Templates and Clinical Data Elements for Respiratory Related Items

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that PCG will host a Special Open Door Forum (SODF) to allow physicians, provider and supplier professional associations, and/or all other interested parties to provide feedback on the Respiratory related Clinical Templates and CDEs that are posted on the CMS.gov website. The SODF is scheduled […]

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CMS to Hold Special Open Door Forum on New Medicare Card Project

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a special Open Door Forum on the New Medicare Card Project on Thursday, April 5, 2018, from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m., EST. Please dial in at least 15 minutes prior to the start of the call. As loyal NAHC Report readers know well, the […]

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New Medicare Card Project Special Open Door Forum on March 20

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With April – and the launch of the New Medicare Card Project — fast approaching, providers are urged to ensure that they have a working knowledge of the process that has been put in place and how it will affect providers and patients alike.  The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) and the Medicare […]

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CMS Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum Notes (Feb. 28, 2018)

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) held a Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum on February 28, 2018.  A summary of the call is below. HOSPICE Electronic submission of the Notice of Election (NOE) – Several problems were identified with electronic submission of the NOE (for previous NAHC coverage click here), […]

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CMS Home Health Open Door Forum on Templates and Clinical Data Elements

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a special home health open door forum conference call on templates and clinical data elements (CDEs) on Thursday, March 1, 2018 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM Eastern time. The special open door forum will allow physicians, provider and supplier professional associations, and/or all other interested […]

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Mark Your Calendars for February 28 Open Door Forum

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has updated its agenda for the next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum, which is scheduled for: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET) Call:  1-800-837-1935 Conference ID: 31630800 This call will be Conference Call only and does NOT require advance registration.  It […]

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CMS Open Door Forum on New Medicare Card Project

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The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a special Open Door Forum  conference call tomorrow, Tuesday, February 6, 2018, from 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM Eastern time, on the new Medicare Card project. The Open Door Forum gives State Medicaid agencies, Medicaid providers, Managed Care Organizations (MCOs), Medicaid partners and other Medicaid […]

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