CMS to Host Third Open Door Forum on Pre-Claim Review Demonstration
Monday, July 18, 2016
by: Visiting Nurse Associations of America

Section: Public Policy and Advocacy

CMS Special Open Door Forum: Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services
Wednesday, July 20, 2016
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. EDT
Participant Dial-In Number: 1-800-837-1935
Conference ID #: 17049475

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a third Special Open Door Forum (ODF) call to allow home health agencies, physicians and other interested parties to learn about the Pre-Claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services. 
Two of CMS' Medicare Administrative Contractors, Palmetto GBA and CGS, will be available for questions. Palmetto GBA will present on their activities to ready for the demonstration launch in Illinois and provide an overview of their Web portal submission tool.
CMS will be implementing a three-year Medicare Pre-claim Review Demonstration for Home Health Services in the states of Illinois, Florida, and Texas by the end of 2016. CMS plans to include Michigan and Massachusetts in the demonstration in 2017.
A transcript and audio recording of this Special ODF will be posted to the Special Open Door Forum website for downloading.
VNAA will be providing highlights from the Special Open Door Forum, so that you will know what was discussed, even if you are unable to attend. 
If you send in questions prior to the call, CMS will make an attempt to answer them on the call. Email your questions to
If you have any questions or concerns, contact Vice President of Policy and Innovation Joy Cameron at or 571-527-1536.
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