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CMS Announces Upcoming Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum

CMS Announces Upcoming Home Health, Hospice & DME Open Door Forum


The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) has scheduled the next Home Health, Hospice & Durable Medical Equipment (DME) Open Door Forum for Wednesday, April 3, 2024, from 2:00 to 3:00 PM ET. Participants are encouraged to log on at least 15 minutes prior to the start time. Please note that the following agenda is subject to change.

The forum will commence with opening remarks from Chair Brian Slater and Co-Chair Kelly Vontran, both from the Center for Medicare at CMS. Jill Darling from the Office of Communications at CMS will moderate the session.

Updates and announcements will cover a range of topics including:

  • Hospice CAHPS Survey: Participants can find more information and submit questions regarding the Hospice Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (CAHPS) Survey at or by contacting or (844) 472-4621.
  • Home Health CAHPS Survey: Updates and assistance for the Home Health CAHPS Survey can be accessed through the official website or by contacting or (866) 354-0985.
  • Home Health Quality Reporting Program: Announcements and public reporting updates will be provided, along with details about the Expanded Home Health Value-Based (HHVBP) Model, including final January interim performance reports (IPRs), upcoming IPRs and the annual performance report (APR), new quarterly newsletters, and available resources. For inquiries, participants can reach out to or click here.

The forum will conclude with an open question-and-answer session.

For additional information and to register for the webinar, please click here.

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