The next Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum is scheduled for
Tuesday, July 9, 2019 PM at 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET).
Please call at least 15 minutes prior to the forum start time.
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
Acting Chair – Brian Slater, Center for Medicare
Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)
*Competitive Bidding Implementation Contractor website and the Round 2021 DMEPOS Competitive Bidding Program Homepage
*DMEPOS Prior Authorization Program for Pressure Reducing Support Surfaces
*Reminder: Public Beta testing of the HH PDGM Grouper software
*Updates and Announcements from the Home Health Quality Reporting Program
*CY2019 NPRM Rule Update
*July 2019 Home Health Compare Refresh coming up!
PPR measure added to HHC October 2019
*Guidance Update OASIS Quarterly Q&A: https://qtso.cms.gov/providers/home-health-agency-hha-providers/reference-manuals
*Training Updates https://www.cms.gov/Medicare/Quality-Initiatives-Patient-Assessment-Instruments/HomeHealthQualityInits/Home-Health-Quality-Reporting-Training.html
*APU Webinar slides available
* Video Tutorials Available to Assist with Coding Specific Section GG Items
* Section GG web-based Training Course
*Updates to HQRP and Hospice Compare
*Links to our webpages are:
*Hospice QRP Reconsideration Webpage:
*Hospice QRP Related Help Desks:
III. Open Q&A
**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**
Next Home Health, Hospice & DME ODF: TBA
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Open Door Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 8354358
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