The government’s next long-term care “Open Door Forum” conference call will be exactly a week after Thanksgiving on Dec. 1. Providers and other interested stakeholders are invited to take part in this free, monthly conference call and Q & A session hosted by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. The hourlong event begins at 2 p.m. Eastern. Participants (who will be put on mute until the Q&A portion) are encouraged to call in about 15 minutes early at (800) 837-1935. Use conference I.D. number 93952052.