Special Open Door Forums
When a Special Open Door Forum (ODF) is scheduled, please refer to the "Downloads" section below for the Special ODF details and RSVP information. Approximately one week after the Special ODF has passed, the announcement, transcript and MP3 audio file will be posted under the "Downloads" section in one Download link for 30 days. They will no longer be separate files.
CMS has Special Forums throughout the year, to independently discuss new and important program topics.
**Updated September 30, 2014- Special Open Door Forum: Coming Soon: Star Ratings on Dialysis Facility Compare - Monday, October 6, 2014, 2:00 PM – 3:30 PM ET. This Special Open Door Forum to allow a call with patient advocacy groups and other interested parties to provide information and to solicit feedback on the introduction of star ratings on Dialysis Facility Compare beginning in January 2015. If you wish to participate via conference call, dial 1-800-837-1935 Conference ID 8597626. Please see the full participation announcement in the Downloads section below. Thank you for your continued interest in the CMS Open Door Forums.
- Monday, October 6, 2014 – Coming Soon: Star Ratings on Dialysis Facility Compare, Special Open Door Forum (SODF) [PDF, 21KB]
- Monday, September 15, 2014– Transcript & Audio File (Zip File) – Prior Authorization of Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport, Special Open Door Forum (SODF) [ZIP, 9MB]
- Tuesday, August 12, 2014 - Transcript & Audio File (Zip File) - Medicare's Expanded Prior Authorization for Power Mobility Devices Demonstration, Special Open Door Forum (SODF) [ZIP, 4MB]
- Tuesday, August 5, 2014 - Transcript & Audio File (Zip File) - Prior Authorization of Repetitive Scheduled Non-Emergent Ambulance Transport, Special Open Door Forum (SODF) [ZIP, 11MB]
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