The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, November 6, 2019 PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET).
To participate by phone: Dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference
Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time.
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
- Opening Remarks
- Co- Chair- Hillary Loeffler, Center for Medicare
- Co- Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare
- Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)
- Announcements & Updates
- Review Choice Demonstration for Home Health Services
- QIES Update for HHAs: https://qtso.cms.gov/news-and-updates/register-iqies-account-action-required-1
- CY 2020 Home Health Prospective Payment System Final Rule: https://www.cms.gov/center/provider-Type/home-Health-Agency-HHA-Center.html
- Home Health Updates
- Home Infusion Therapy Updates
- HH QRP Update
- HH QRP, Reporting & CY2020 APU Process Update
- CY2020 APU Process: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Home-Health-Quality-Reporting-Reconsideration-and-Exception-and-Extension.html
- Spotlight and Announcements page: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Spotlight-and-Announcements.html
- HH PDGM Billing Update: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Medicare-Fee-for-Service-Payment/HomeHealthPPS/CaseMixGrouperSoftware.
- HHCAHPS Updates
- HHCAHPS website: https://homehealthcahps.org
- HHCAHPS@rti.org or call (866) 354-0985
- Hospice CAHPS Update
- Survey Website: www.hospicecahpssurvey.org
- Technical assistance: email@example.com
- CMS staff: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Hospice QRP updates
- Hospice Compare update: https://www.medicare.gov/hospiceCompare/
- Final Rule 1713-F: Conditions of Payment to be Applied to Certain DMEPOS Items
- Open Q&A
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