April 28: CMS Hospital/Quality Initiative Open Door Forum

April 28, 2-3PM EDT

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


**This Agenda is Subject to Change**

  • Opening Remarks
    1. Acting Chair – Emily Forrest (Center for Medicare)
    2. Moderator – Jill Darling (Office of Communications)
  • Announcements & Updates
    1. FY 2022 IRF PPS Proposed Rule Overview
    2. FY 2022 IPF PPS Proposed Rule Overview
    3. IPPS FY 2022 Wage Index Timeline Reminder
  • Open Q&A
    • COVID-19 related questions are welcome

ODF Email Mailbox: Hospital_ODF@cms.hhs.gov

Participation Instructions

This call will be Conference Call Only.

  • To participate by phone:
    • Dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 8604468
    • Persons participating by phone do not need to RSVP.
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  • Instant Replay: 1-800-391-9852, Conference ID: No Passcode Needed
    • Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-800-391-9852 beginning 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires after April 30, 2021, 11:59 ET.

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This Open Door Forum is open to everyone, but 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.

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