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CMS Rural Health Open Door Forum, Feb 3, 2022, 2-3 pm ET

February 3, 2022 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

CMS Rural Health Open Door Forum is scheduled for:

Date: Thursday, February 3, 2022
Start Time: 2:00pm-3:00pm Eastern Time (ET);

Please dial in at least 15 minutes prior to call start time.

Conference Leaders: Ing-Jye Cheng, John Hammarlund and Jill Darling.
**This Agenda is Subject to Change**
1. Opening Remarks
1. Co-Chair- Ing-Jye Cheng, (Center for Medicare)
2. Co-Chair – John Hammarlund, Deputy Director Local Engagement and Administration, OPOLE
3. Moderator – Jill Darling, Office of Communications

1. Announcements & Updates
• FY 2022 IPPS final rule with comment period – Graduate Medical Education provisions of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2021
• Update on CMS payment policies for administering COVID-19 monoclonal antibodies
1. Open Q&A



Email: RuralHealthODF@cms.hhs.gov

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.

Open Door Forum Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.

1. To participate by phone: Dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Reference Conference Passcode: 5109694

Persons participating by phone are not required 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: 1-800-835-5808; Conference Passcode: No Passcode Needed

Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-800-835-5808. Instant Replay begins 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires February 5, 2022, 11:59 PM ET.

For ODF schedule updates and E-Mailing List registration, visit our website at http://www.cms.gov/OpenDoorForums/.

Were you unable to attend the recent Rural Health ODF call? We encourage you to visit our CMS Podcasts and Transcript webpage where you can listen and view the most recent Rural Health ODF call.

CMS provides free auxiliary aids and services including information in accessible formats. Click here for more information. This will point partners to our CMS.gov version of the “Accessibility & Nondiscrimination notice” page.


February 3, 2022
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm


Center for Medicaid & Medicare