Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Open Door Forum on Manual Medical Review Scheduled for October 22 The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) will hold a special open door forum (ODF) on October 22, 2:00 pm-3:30 pm ET, to allow providers to ask questions about the manual medical review of therapy services that exceed $3,700. During this special ODF (conference call only), CMS will discuss therapy documentation requirements and answer any questions providers may have. CMS requests that providers who order or provide therapy services nationally participate in the call. The therapy cap applies to all Part B outpatient therapy settings and providers in: private practices Part B skilled nursing facilities home health agencies hospital outpatient departments rehabilitation agencies (outpatient rehabilitation facilities) comprehensive outpatient rehabilitation facilities Participants may submit questions prior to the special ODF to firstname.lastname@example.org. To participate, call 866/ 501-5502 and enter conference ID 44803009.