Next CMS Skilled Nursing Facilities/Long Term Care Open Door Forum Will be Held on January 27


​​The next Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Skilled Nursing Facilities (SNF)/Long Term Care (LTC) Open Door Forum scheduled is for Thursday, January 27, 2022 between 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Time (ET).

CMS requests those who plan to attend please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.

The agenda is as follows and is subject to change:

  • ​Opening Remarks
    • Chair – Todd Smith (Center for Medicare)
    • Moderator – Jill Darling (Office of Communications)

  • Announcements & Updates
    • PBJ Reminder 
      • Policy Questions should be sent to 
      • Technical Issues/Questions should be sent to 
      • PBJ Website​ 
    • Public Reporting Updates on the January 2022 Refresh announcement
    • MDS 3.0 QM User’s Manual Version 15.0 announcement

  • Open Q&A

Open Door Participation Instructions:
This call will be Conference Call Only.
To participate by phone:
Dial: 1-888-455-1397 & Conference Passcode: 5109694
Persons participating by phone do not need to RSVP. TTY Communications Relay Services are available for the Hearing Impaired.  For TTY services dial 7-1-1 or 1-800-855-2880. A Relay Communications Assistant will help.

Instant Replay: 1-866-441-8817; Conference Passcode: No Passcode Needed
Instant Replay is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-866-441-8817 Instant Replay begins 1 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires January 29, 2022, 11:59 PM ET