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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. Conference lines are limited so you are encouraged to join via audio webcast, either on your computer or smartphone web browser. You are welcome to share this information with your colleagues and professional networks.

Calls recordings and transcripts are posted on the CMS podcast page

CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls [Tuesdays 4 – 5 p.m. 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, June 16 from 4:00 – 5:00 pm CT

Toll Free Attendee Dial In: 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 4527348

Audio Webcast Link

Lessons From the Front Lines

Lessons from the Front Lines calls are a joint effort between CMS Administrator Seema Verma, FDA Commissioner Stephen Hahn, MD, and the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Physicians and other clinicians are invited to share their experience, ideas, strategies, and insights with one another related to their COVID-19 response. There is an opportunity to ask questions of presenters.

Friday, June 19 from 11:30 – 1:00 PM CT

Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820; Access Code: 2258722

Audio Webcast Link

To keep up with the important work the White House Task Force is doing in response to COVID-19 visit: For information specific to CMS, please visit the Current Emergencies Website.