Open Door Forum will discuss new rules, flu, payment

The next SNF Open Door Forum provider conference call sponsored by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services will take place at 2 p.m. Eastern on Thursday (Nov. 17). 

Hot topics will include announcements about the flu, payment models research and therapy payments. CMS officials also will give an update on Payrool-Based Journaling, which has a deadline Monday for first-period submissions.

Also sure to draw a lot of interest will be news about the implementation of Phase 1 of the Requirements for Participation for long-term care facilities.

To take part, dial in about 10 minutes before the start at (800) 837-1935 and use conference ID 44695728. The dial-in number for the archived version will be (855) 859-2056. Use the same conference ID number.

For more information, http://www.cms.gov/OpenDoorForums/

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