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CMS Long-Term Care Open Door Forum is Thursday, April 28, 2pm EST

The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled for:

Date:  Thursday, April 28, 2016

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

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

Conference Leaders: Todd Smith & Jill Darling

**This Agenda is Subject to Change**

  1. Opening Remarks

Acting Chair – Todd Smith (Center for Medicare)

Moderator – Jill Darling (Office of Communications)

  1. Announcements & Updates
  • FY 2017 Skilled Nursing Facility PPS NPRM – SNF Quality Reporting
  • Self-Identified Overpayment Final Rule CMS-6037-F
  • Electronic Staffing Data Submission PBJ Update
  • Nursing Home Compare QM updates
  • Skilled Nursing Facility and IMPACT Act upcoming stakeholder engagement opportunities

III. Open Q&A

**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

Next ODF: June 2, 2016

Mailbox: SNF_LTCODF-L@cms.hhs.gov

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This Open Door Forum is not intended for the PRESS. If you are the Press, please refrain from joining the call. If you have inquiries, please contact CMS at Press@cms.hhs.gov.

Open Door Participation Instructions:

This call will be Conference Call Only.

To participate by phone:

Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 39979132

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.

Encore: 1-855-859-2056; Conference ID: 39979132

Encore is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 and entering the Conference ID. Encores for ODFs held on Thursdays can be accessed the following Monday. The recording is available for 3 business days.

For ODF schedule updates and E-Mailing List registration, visit our website at http://www.cms.gov/OpenDoorForums/.