Hospitals Open Door Forum
Overview:The Hospital & Hospital Quality Open Door Forum (ODF) addresses the concerns and questions of the Hospital service setting. The very broad scope of topics discussed within this forum, include payment, coverage, conditions of participation, billing and many other current issues that are related to policy implementation. The Inpatient PPS, Outpatient PPS, provisions of the Affordable Care Act and other laws that affect the setting are all covered, and a recurring update from the areas of the Hospital Quality Initiative including the Hospital CAHPS initiative. Timely announcements and clarifications regarding important rulemaking, agency program initiatives and other related areas are also included in the forums.
**Updated April 17, 2023- The agenda for next Hospital/Quality Initiative scheduled for Tuesday, April 18, 2023 from 2p-3pm ET is as follows: Announcements/Updates: Upcoming Wage Index April PUF; FY 2024 IPPS/LTCH PPS Proposed Rule; FY 2024 IPF PPS Proposed Rule; Open Q&A. We look forward to your participation. If you wish to participate, dial: 1-(888)-455-1397, Participant Passcode: 4325849. Please see the full participation announcement in the Downloads section below. Thank you for your continued interest in the CMS Open Door Forums.
Tuesday, April 18, 2023- Agenda: Hospital Quality Initiative Open Door Forum (PDF)