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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


Next ODF: June 2, 2016



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

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.

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