Capitol Correspondence - 04.01.19

Mark Your Calendars! Next CMS Open Door Forum is on April 20 on HCBS CAHPS Survey

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ANCOR is sharing the notice below by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) because of its relevance to the people supported by our members. The CAHPS survey is “designed to capture patient experience with health care services at multiple levels of the delivery system.”

As shared by CMS:

“The next CMS Long-Term Services and Supports Open Door Forum scheduled for:  

Date:  Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Start Time:  2:00 PM Eastern Time (ET);

Please dial-in at least 15 minutes before call start time.

Conference Leaders: Jodie Sumeracki, CMCS and Jill Darling, CMS Office of Communications

**This Agenda is Subject to Change**

I.  Opening Remarks

Chair – Jodie Sumeracki (CMCS)

Moderator – Jill Darling (OC)

II. Announcements & Updates

  • The CAHPS® Home and Community-Based Services Survey (HCBS CAHPS)

III. Open Q&A



For questions, please email: [email protected]


This Open Door Forum is open to everyone, but if you are a member of the Press, you may listen in but please refrain from asking questions during the Q & A portion of the call. If you have inquiries, please contact CMS at [email protected]. Thank you.

Open Door Participation Instructions:

This call will be Conference Call Only.

To participate by phone:

Dial: 1-800-837-1935 & Reference Conference ID: 4591816

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.

Encore: 1-855-859-2056; Conference ID: 4591816

Encore is an audio recording of this call that can be accessed by dialing 1-855-859-2056 beginning 4 hour after the call has ended. The recording expires after 2 business days.