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.

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, May 19th at 5:00 – 6:00 PM Eastern

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

Access Passcode: 1908409

Audio Webcast link: https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=09fc7f83-55a866ff-09fc4ebc-0cc47adc5fa2-ada45e7b8400e93b&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=073fc33b-5b6bda47-073ff204-0cc47adc5fa2-806686646b270a86&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=1e549051-4200892d-1e54a16e-0cc47adc5fa2-63541640698195d2&u=https://engage.vevent.com/rt/cms2/index.jsp?seid=2006

Thursday, May 21st at 5:00 – 6:00 PM Eastern

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

Access Passcode: 9984433

Audio Webcast link: https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=cb805d64-97d44418-cb806c5b-0cc47adc5fa2-827790b4a094996f&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=6c83cf89-30d7d6f5-6c83feb6-0cc47adc5fa2-86a4364857e7d293&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=4769142b-1b3c1d38-47692514-0cc47adb5650-8175472158c1c1e5&u=https://engage.vevent.com/rt/cms2/index.jsp?seid=2144

 

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, May 22nd at 12:30 – 2:00 PM Eastern

Toll Free Attendee Dial-In: 877-251-0301; 

Access Code: 6086125

Web Link: https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=dd1535f7-81412c8b-dd1504c8-0cc47adc5fa2-7c66b3f431ce34d4&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=549289e3-08c6909f-5492b8dc-0cc47adc5fa2-64ce810eb68fcff4&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=b92189e9-e57480fa-b921b8d6-0cc47adb5650-efec10ba75e45c4c&u=https://engage.vevent.com/rt/cms2/index.jsp?seid=2051

 

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 3:00 PM Eastern)

Tuesday, May 19th at 3:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern

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

Access Passcode: 6477704

Audio Webcast Link: https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=69f09acf-35a483b3-69f0abf0-0cc47adc5fa2-2522b409f1eaeacb&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=c1e07765-9db46e19-c1e0465a-0cc47adc5fa2-9d4759407d350a40&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=e24032d4-be141bff-e24003eb-0cc47a6d17cc-a5eafb495b2e4808&u=https://engage.vevent.com/rt/cms2/index.jsp?seid=1903

 

Nursing Homes (Wednesdays at 4:30 PM Eastern)

Wednesday, May 20th at 4:30 – 5:00 PM Eastern

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

Access Passcode: 4879622

Audio Webcast Link: https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=2a7f0a85-762b13f9-2a7f3bba-0cc47adc5fa2-599d400ef3036f09&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=c6deb2d8-9a8aaba4-c6de83e7-0cc47adc5fa2-693c6d0fb64c2fd8&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=41325d76-1d6754a6-41326c49-0cc47a6a52de-645af6aadf95cd26&u=https://engage.vevent.com/rt/cms2/index.jsp?seid=2029

 

Dialysis Organizations (Wednesdays at 5:30 PM Eastern)

Wednesday, May 20th at 5:30 – 6:00 PM Eastern

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

Access Passcode: 3287645

Audio Webcast Link: https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=46c54d71-1a91540d-46c57c4e-0cc47adc5fa2-5082d19ead3631f4&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=458afcf9-19dee585-458acdc6-0cc47adc5fa2-060b7a2cf233781c&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=4ff272bc-13a66bc0-4ff24383-0cc47adc5fa2-548f7ed5170f18ba&u=https://engage.vevent.com/rt/cms2/index.jsp?seid=2117

 

Nurses (Thursdays at 3:00 PM Eastern)

Thursday, May 21st at 3:00 – 3:30 PM Eastern

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

Access Passcode: 2874976

Audio Webcast Link: https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=f2f94fee-aead5692-f2f97ed1-0cc47adc5fa2-fcf785ba46305cb4&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=cb895ecb-97dd47b7-cb896ff4-0cc47adc5fa2-4ffe1822c181f255&u=https://protect2.fireeye.com/url?k=9e7d0483-c2280d53-9e7d35bc-0cc47a6a52de-da03add85c165992&u=https://engage.vevent.com/rt/cms2/index.jsp?seid=2133


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