Upcoming Home Health, Hospice and DME Open Door Forum: February 28th

Posted on Friday, February 16, 2018 10:05 PM

The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for Wednesday, February 28, 2018 at 2:00-3:00 PM EST.

Attendees are asked to call in at least 25 minutes prior to the forum start time.

To participate by phone: Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 31630800

Hospice Agenda Items:

  • Update on electronic submission of Hospice Notices of Election
  • Hospice Upcoming Training and Education Events
  • HIS Modifications After Preview Reports

Home Health Agenda Items:

  • Claims Adjustments for 2018 Home Health Rural Add-on Payments
  • Posting of Materials from Abt Associates’ Home Health Technical Expert Panel Meeting held on February 1, 2018 (link: https://www.cms.gov/center/provider-Type/home-Health-Agency-HHA-Center.html
  • Clarification in calculation of the cross-setting measure Percent of Residents or Patients with Pressure Ulcers that are New or Worsened
  • Changes to the on-demand CASPER reports
  • Changes to the calculation algorithm for “Timely Initiation of Care” to align with the new CoP
  • Update for HHCAHPS

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