The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services’ monthly Open Door Forum conference call for skilled nursing and long-term care stakeholders will discuss a blockbuster list of hot topics Thursday. The agenda includes a Payroll-Based Journal update, talk about SNF waivers for the CJR initiative, and Nursing Home Compare Quality Measure updates.

CMS hosts Todd Smith and Jill Darling also will address value-based purchasing and lead a Q&A session. The call begins at 2 p.m. Eastern Time and will be capped at an hour.

Listeners are encouraged to call in 15 minutes before the session starts in order to assure a connection by the beginning of the event. Call (800) 837-1935 and use conference ID 41652346.