CMS Agenda: Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Open Door Forum

  • 19 Aug 2019 10:20 AM
    Message # 7836110
    Anonymous member (Administrator)

    CMS Open Door Forum

    The next CMS Physicians, Nurses & Allied Health Professionals Open Door Forum scheduled for:  

    Date:  Wednesday, August 21, 2019

    Start Time:  2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET);

    Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.

    Conference Leaders: Marge Watchorn (Center for Medicare), Dr. Eugene Freund (Office of Communications)

    **This Agenda is Subject to Change**

    I.  Opening Remarks

    Chair – Marge Watchorn (CM)

    Co-Chair- Dr. Eugene Freund (OC)

    Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)


    II. Announcements

    *Overview of Calendar Year 2020 Physician Fee Schedule Proposed Rule-

    Payment Provisions

    Shared Saving Program

    Quality Payment Program

    *Overview of Proposed Radiation Oncology Model-

    *Open Payments

    *Appropriate Use Criteria

    * Home Health Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)

    III. Open Q&A


    Next ODF: TBA


    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 Thank you.

    Open Door Participation Instructions:

    This call will be Conference Call Only.

    To participate by phone:

    Dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Conference Passcode: 9375124

    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.

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