Mary Madison, RN, RAC-CT, CDP
Clinical Consultant – Briggs Healthcare
The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:
Date: Thursday, August 5, 2021
Start Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET)
This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Conference Passcode: 8604468
Persons participating by phone do not need to RSVP. TTY Communications Relay Services are available for the Hearing Impaired. For TTY services dial 7-1-1 or 1-800-855-2880. A Relay Communications Assistant will help.
Instant Replay: 1-800-391-9851; Conference Passcode: No Passcode Needed
Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-800-391-9851. Instant Replay begins 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires August 7, 2021, 11:59 PM ET
Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.
Conference Leaders: Todd Smith & Jill Darling
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
(NOTE: Updated agenda items appear below in red ink.)
- Opening Remarks
Chair – Todd Smith (Center for Medicare)
Moderator – Jill Darling (Office of Communications)
- Announcements & Updates
- FY 2022 SNF PPS Final Rule
- Health Equity in LTC regulations
- Rural Emergency Hospitals – Request for Information
- Modernizing CMS Payment Software
- iQIES user research
- PBJ reminder
- Policy Questions should be sent to NHStaffing@cms.hhs.gov
- Technical Issues/Questions should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
- PBJ Website: https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/NursingHomeQualityInits/Staffing-Data-Submission-PBJ.html
III. Open Q&A
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next ODF: TBD
This Open Door Forum is open to everyone, but if you are a member of the Press, you may listen in but please refrain from asking questions during the Q & A portion of the call. If you have inquiries, please contact CMS at Press@cms.hhs.gov. Thank you.
For ODF schedule updates and E-Mailing List registration, visit our website at http://www.cms.gov/OpenDoorForums/.
Were you unable to attend the recent Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) ODF call? We encourage you to visit our CMS Podcasts and Transcript webpage where you can listen and view the most recent Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) ODF call. Please allow up to three weeks to get both the audio and transcript posted to: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/PodcastAndTranscripts.html. Thank you.
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