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 healthcare 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. All calls have also been added to the Great Plains QIN Calendar of Events.
Conference lines are limited so we highly encourage you 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 page.
CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls (twice a month on Tuesday at 4:00 – 5:00 PM CT)
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 healthcare systems to:
- Increase Hospital Capacity – CMS Hospitals Without Walls;
- Rapidly Expand the Healthcare Workforce;
- Put Patients Over Paperwork; and
- Further Promote Telehealth in Medicare
Tuesday, September 22; 4:00 – 5:00 p.m. CT
Toll Free Attendee Dial In: 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 2409459
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.
Home Health and Hospice (twice a month on Tuesday at 2:00 PM CT)
Tuesday, September 22; 2:00 – 2:30 PM CT
Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 1169237
Nursing Homes (twice a month on Wednesday at 3:30 PM CT)
Wednesday, September 23; 3:30 – 4:00 PM CT
Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 5839938
Dialysis Organizations (twice a month on Wednesday at 4:30 PM CT)
Wednesday, September 23; 4:30 – 5:00 PM CT
Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 7026727
Nurses (twice a month on Thursday at 2:00 PM CT)
Thursday, September 24; at 2:00 – 2:30 PM CT
Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 5872398