SNF/LTC Open Door Forum – Thursday, November 29, 2018

Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare®

The proposed agenda for the next Skilled Nursing Facilities/Long Term Care Open Door Forum is scheduled for Thursday, November 29, 2018 from 2pm-3pm ET is as follows:

Announcements & Updates:

*Patient Driven Payment Model Update [ , , MLN – National Provider Call (Tuesday, December 11, 2018)];

*PBJ Update (For questions related to software or technical requirements, please email, For questions related to PBJ policies, please email;

*SNF VBP FY 2019 status update (SNF VBP helpdesk:, SNF VBP website:, QIES Help Desk:;

*SNF QRP Updates (SNF QRP data is now publicly reported on Nursing Home Compare. For questions regarding public reporting please email, Outreach regarding APU compliance is available, please email;

*Civil Money Penalty Reinvestment Program- Offers tools, ongoing assistance to nursing home staff (

This agenda is subject to change. If you wish to participate, dial 1-800-837-1935, Conference ID 35546657. Please see the full participation announcement in the Downloads section. Thank you for your continued interest in the CMS Open Door Forums.

[NOTE: This SNF/LTC Open Door Forum was announced via email this afternoon. It is not yet posted to the Skilled Nursing Facilities/Long-Term Care Open Door Forum website. You may want to check this website prior to Thursday to see if additional information is posted there.]