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CMS Requests Input on NOTICE Act Implementation
Call scheduled for Dec. 21 at 11 a.m.

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) will host a TeleTown Hall event to solicit input on implementation of the Notice of Observation and Implication for Care Eligibility (NOTICE) Act. The call will be conducted Dec. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m (PT). To join the call, dial (800) 837-1935 and enter ID # 5106309.

The NOTICE Act requires hospitals and critical access hospitals to notify Medicare beneficiaries receiving observation services as outpatients for more than 24 hours. CMS requests that participants in the call be prepared to share comments and concerns. CMS will not respond to questions or comments during this call. Comments may also be submitted via e-mail.