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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced that the next hospital/quality initiative open door forum has been scheduled for June 4, 2024, from 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm. The agenda topics will include:

Register for the webinar.
Meeting ID: 160 823 4591
Passcode: 200020

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will conduct the hospital/quality initiative open door forum (ODF) tomorrow, September 6, 2023, at 2:00 pm. Some of the agenda topics for the call include:

  • FY 2024 Inpatient Prospective Payment System (IPPS)/Long-Term Care Hospital (LTCH) Final Rule:
    • IPPS Payment Updates
    • LTCH Payment Updates
    • Wage Index Proposals
    • Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) Graduate Medical Education (GME) Proposal
    • New Technology Add-on Payment Proposals
    • Social Determinants of Health
    • Physician-Owned Hospital Proposal
    • Quality Updates
    • Hospital Value-Based Payment (VBP) Updates
  • FY 2024 IPF PPS Final Rule
  • Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers & Systems (HCAHPS) Podcast Now Available — Updates to HCAHPS Survey Mode Adjustments
  • Hospital Outpatient Department (OPD) Prior Authorization — Facet Joint Interventions

NEW and UPDATED Open Door Forum Participation Instructions:
This call will be a Zoom webinar. To participate by webinar, register here. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

Webinar ID: 160 121 2402
Passcode: 860132

Note that, although the ODFs are now a Zoom webinar, we will only use the audio function. There is no need for cameras to be on.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) announced that the next hospital/quality initiative open door forum has been scheduled for November 29, 2022, at 2:00 pm. Agenda topics for the call include:

  • Announcements & Updates
    • Hospital Price Transparency Sample Format Announcement
    • OPPS/ASC Final Rule Policies
    • Rural Emergency Hospital (REH) Policies
      • REH Conditions of Participation
      • REH Payment
      • REH Enrollment
      • REH Physician Self-Referral Law Update
    • OPPS Payment Policies
      • Annual Update
      • Remote Behavioral Health Services
      • 340B Drugs
      • Clinic Visit — Rural Sole Community Hospital Exemption
      • Payment Adjustment for Domestically Made N95 Masks
    • ASC Payment Policies
      • Annual Update
      • Non-Opioid Alternatives Under Section 6082 of the SUPPORT Act
    • Partial Hospitalization Program Policies
    • Organ Acquisition Payment Policies
      • Counting Research Organs
      • Costs of Potential Organ Donors for Cardiac Deaths
  • Open Q&A

To participate: dial 888-455-1397 and reference conference passcode: 5109694.

Instant replay (audio recording) of the call will be available: 888-562-0227 through December 1, 2022. No passcode is needed.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be conducting the hospital/quality initiative open door forum on November 17, 2021 from 2:00 pm–3:00 pm. Agenda topics include the following:

  • Calendar Year (CY) 2022 Hospital Outpatient Prospective Payment System (OPPS) and Ambulatory Surgical Center (ASC) Payment System Final Rule;
    • OPPS Payment;
    • Pass-Through Drugs and Devices;
    • ASC Payment;
    • Hospital Price Transparency;
    • Radiation Oncology (RO) Model;
  • Open Q&A.

*COVID-19 related questions are welcome*

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will be conducting the next hospital/quality initiative open door forum on August 31, 2021 from 2:00 pm–3:00 pm. Listed below are the tentative agenda topics:

  • Fiscal Year (FY) 2022 IPPS/LTCH PPS Final Rule
  • IPPS Payment Updates
  • LTCH Payment Updates
  • Implementing Legislation Imputed Rural Floor
  • Market-Based MS-DRG Data Collection/Policy Repeal
  • Medicare Shared Savings Program Changes
  • Medicare Promoting Interoperability Program Update
  • Hospital Quality Updates
  • Open Q&A (COVID-19 related questions are welcome)

This call is conference call only:

Dial: 888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 8604468

Instant Replay: 866-347-5805, Conference ID: No Passcode Needed

Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 866-347-5805 beginning 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires after September 2, 2021, 11:59 ET.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) recently announced that the next Hospital/Quality Initiative Open Door Forum will take place on July 20, 2021, from 3:00 pm–4:00 pm. Agenda topics include:

Announcements & Updates

Open Q&A
*COVID-19 related questions are welcome*

To participate, dial: 888-455-1397 and reference passcode: 8604468. The call will be recorded and can be accessed by dialing: 866-347-5805 (no passcode is needed). The recording will expire after July 22, 2021.

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The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has announced the date for the next hospital/quality initiative open door forum. The open door forum has been scheduled for Wednesday, April 28, 2021 from 2:00 pm–3:00 pm. Agenda topics include: fiscal year (FY) 2022 inpatient rehabilitation facility prospective payment system (IRF PPS) proposed rule overview; FY 2022 inpatient psychiatric facility (IPF) PPS proposed rule; the inpatient prospective payment system (IPPS) wage index timeline reminder; and open question and answer.

To participate in the open door forum, dial 888-455-1397 and reference passcode 8604468. Instant replay will also be available beginning one hour after the call has ended (and expires after Friday, April 30, 2021). To listen to the replay, dial 800-391-9852. No passcode is needed.