CMS COVID-19 Stakeholder Engagement Calls – Week of 4/20/20

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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 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 at: https://www.cms.gov/Outreach-and-Education/Outreach/OpenDoorForums/PodcastAndTranscripts



CMS COVID-19 Office Hours Calls (Tuesdays and Thursdays at 5:00 – 6:00 PM Eastern)

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

This week’s Office Hours:

Tuesday, April 21st at 5:00 – 6:00 PM Eastern
Toll Free Attendee Dial In:
833-614-0820 

Access Passcode: 3963515

Audio Webcast link: https://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=5779&seid=1941#/main/simplify

Thursday, April 23rd at 5:00 – 6:00 PM Eastern

Toll Free Attendee Dial In: 833-614-0820

Access Passcode: 5899488

Audio Webcast link: https://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=5779&seid=1970#/main/simplify



Lessons from the Front Lines: COVID-19 (Fridays at 12:30 – 2:00 PM Eastern)

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.


This week’s Lessons from the Front Lines:


Friday, April 24th at 12:30 – 2:00 PM Eastern
Toll Free Attendee Dial-In:
877-251-0301 

Access Code: 5096006

Web Link: https://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=5779&seid=1959#/main/simplify



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 (Tuesdays at 3:30 PM Eastern)

Tuesday, April 21st at 3:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern

Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820 

Access Passcode: 9895252

Audio Webcast Link: https://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=5779&seid=1841#/main/simplify


Nursing Homes (Wednesdays at 4:30 PM Eastern)

Wednesday, April 22nd at 4:30 – 5:00 PM Eastern

Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820 

Access Passcode: 2672118

Audio Webcast Link: https://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=5779&seid=1948#/main/simplify


Dialysis Organizations (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM Eastern)

Wednesday, April 22nd at 5:30 – 6:00 PM Eastern

Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820 

Access Passcode: 1796168

Audio Webcast Link: https://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=5779&seid=1954#/main/simplify


Nurses (Thursdays at 3:00 PM Eastern)

Thursday, April 23rd at 3:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern

Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 833-614-0820 

Access Passcode: 6004019

Audio Webcast Link: https://engage.vevent.com/index.jsp?eid=5779&seid=1964#/main/simplify

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


 

 

 

 
 
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