CMS has announced that it is hosting monthly conference calls on ACA implementation efforts that impact doctors, nurses, hospitals and other health care providers. These calls will be held on the second Thursday of the month, and will review recent HHS announcements, focus on select topics, and provide an opportunity for public feedback. 

The first call, which will include a discussion of Medicaid expansion, is scheduled for September 13 at 2 pm ET. To participate, dial 1-888-455-2963 and reference passcode 2954962. A recording of the call will be available for 30 days at 800-570-8799.