CMS SNF/LTC Open Door Forum: August 5

Thursday, August 5, 2-3PM EDT

The next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum is scheduled for Thursday, August 5, 2021 from 2-3PM EDT. Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.

Conference Leaders: Todd Smith & Jill Darling

Agenda (Subject to Change)

  • Opening Remarks
    • Chair – Todd Smith (Center for Medicare)
    • Moderator – Jill Darling (Office of Communications)
  • Announcements & Updates
  • Open Q&A

Open Door Participation Instructions

This call will be Conference Call Only.

  • To participate by phone:
    • Dial: 1-888-455-1397
    • Conference Passcode: 8604468
  • 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.
  • Instant Replay:
    • 1-800-391-9851
    • Conference Passcode: No Passcode Needed
    • Instant Replay begins 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires August 7, 2021, 11:59 PM ET

For More Information

For questions, please email

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For Members of the Press

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 Thank you.