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CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls – Week of June 8, 2020

Monday, June 8, 2020   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Kyle Simon

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) hosts varied recurring stakeholder engagement sessions to share information related to the agency’s response to COVID-19. These sessions are open to members of the health care community and are intended to provide updates, share best practices among peers, and offer attendees an opportunity to ask questions of CMS and other subject matter experts.

Call details are below. Conference lines are limited, so providers are highly encouraged to join via audio webcast, either on your computer or smartphone web browser. You are welcome to share this invitation with your colleagues and professional networks. These calls are not intended for the press.

Calls recordings and transcripts are posted on the CMS podcast webpage. To keep up with the important work the White House Task Force is doing in response to COVID-19 click here. For information specific to CMS, please visit the Current Emergencies Website.

CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls

Office Hour Calls provide an opportunity for hospitals, health systems, and providers to ask questions of agency officials regarding CMS’s temporary actions that empower local hospitals and health care systems to:

  • Increase Hospital Capacity – CMS Hospitals Without Walls;
  • Rapidly Expand the Healthcare Workforce;
  • Put Patients Over Paperwork; and,
  • Further Promote Telehealth in Medicare.

This week’s Office Hours will take place on Tuesday, June 9 from 5:00 to 6:00 PM ET. The toll-free attendee dial in number is (833) 614-0820, and the attendee access passcode is 4892554. To join via the audio webcast, click here.

Weekly COVID-19 Care Site-Specific Calls

CMS hosts weekly calls for certain types of organizations to provide targeted updates on the agency’s latest COVID-19 guidance. One to two leaders in the field also share best practices with their peers. There is an opportunity to ask questions of presenters if time allows.

The Home Health and Hospice call takes place on Tuesdays at 3:00 PM ET and lasts approximately 30 minutes. The Tuesday, June 9 call can be accessed toll-free by calling (833) 614-0820 and using the access passcode 7359947. Click here to join via the audio webcast.

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