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CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum July 14th

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

Date:  Thursday, July 14, 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
  • SNF Waiver for CJR
  • Nursing Home Compare QM updates
  • SNF Value Based Purchasing

III. Open Q&A

**DATE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE**

Next ODF: August 25, 2016

Mailbox: SNF_LTCODF-L@cms.hhs.gov

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This Open Door Forum is not intended for the press, and the remarks are not considered on the record. 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 Press@cms.hhs.gov. Thank you.

Open Door Participation Instructions:

This call will be Conference Call Only.

To participate by phone:

Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 41652346

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: 41652346

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.