CMS COVID-19: Stakeholder Engagement Calls – Week of 5/18/20

Jackie Pappalardi and Nancy Leveille in Clinical & Quality

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.

COVID-19: Home Health and Hospice Call — May 19

Tuesdays from 3 to 3:30 pm ET

These calls provide targeted updates on the agency’s latest COVID-19 guidance. Leaders in the field also share best practices. There is an opportunity to ask questions if time allows.

To Participate on May 19:

  • Conference lines are limited; we encourage you to join via audio webcast
  • Or, call 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 6477704

For More Information:

Target Audience: Home health and hospice providers


COVID-19: Nursing Home Call — May 20

Wednesdays from 4:30 to 5 pm ET

These calls provide targeted updates on the agency’s latest COVID-19 guidance. Leaders in the field also share best practices. There is an opportunity to ask questions if time allows.

To Participate on May 20:

  • Conference lines are limited; we encourage you to join via audio webcast
  • Or, call 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 4879622

For More Information:

Target Audience: Nursing home providers


COVID-19: Dialysis Organization Call — May 20

Wednesdays from 5:30 to 6 pm ET

These calls provide targeted updates on the agency’s latest COVID-19 guidance. Leaders in the field also share best practices. There is an opportunity to ask questions if time allows.

To Participate on May 20:

  • Conference lines are limited; we encourage you to join via audio webcast
  • Or, call 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 3287645

For More Information:

Target Audience: Dialysis organizations


COVID-19: Nurses Call — May 21

Thursdays from 3 to 3:30 pm ET

These calls provide targeted updates on the agency’s latest COVID-19 guidance. Leaders in the field also share best practices. There is an opportunity to ask questions if time allows.

To Participate on May 21:

  • Conference lines are limited; we encourage you to join via audio webcast
  • Or, call 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 2874976

For More Information:

Target Audience: Nurses


COVID-19: Office Hours Call — May 21

Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5 to 6 pm ET

Hospitals, health systems, and providers: Ask CMS questions about our temporary actions that empower you to:

  • Increase hospital capacity – CMS Hospitals Without Walls
  • Rapidly expand the health care workforce
  • Put patients over paperwork
  • Promote telehealth

To Participate on May 21:

  • Conference lines are limited; we encourage you to join via audio webcast
  • Or, call 833-614-0820; Access Passcode: 9984433

For More Information:

Target Audience: Physicians and other clinicians


COVID-19: Lessons from the Front Lines Call — May 22

Fridays from 12:30 to 2 pm ET

These weekly calls are a joint effort between CMS Administrator Seema Verma, Food and Drug Administration Commissioner Stephen Hahn, MD, and the White House Coronavirus Task Force. Physicians and other clinicians: Share your experience, ideas, strategies, and insights related to your COVID-19 response. There is an opportunity to ask questions.

To Participate on May 22:

  • Conference lines are limited; we encourage you to join via audio webcast
  • Or, call 877-251-0301; Access Code: 6086125

For More Information:

Target Audience: Physicians and other clinicians

NYSHFA/NYSCAL CONTACTS:

Jackie Pappalardi, RN, BSN
Executive Director
518-462-4800 x16

Nancy Leveille, RN, MS
Director, Special Projects and Educational Development
518-462-4800 x20