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Trainings

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to helping the Indian Health Service (IHS), Tribal Health Programs, and Urban Indian Programs to maximize their ability to access third party resources. To meet this objective, CMS, in partnership with the States, the Veterans Administration, the Social Security Administration, and the IHS, provides training to patient benefits advocates on the programs and benefits available through Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), and the Health Insurance Marketplace.

The target audience for the CMS ITU trainings is:

  • Business Office staff
  • Benefits Coordinators
  • Patient Registration staff
  • Medical Records staff
  • Purchased Referred Care Services staff

Register at:  https://regionalcmsitutrainings.com

 2018-2019 ITU Trainings

REGION LOCATION DATES VENUE
9

Phoenix, AZ

October 24-25, 2018

Embassy Suites by Hilton Tempe
4400 South Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85282

8

Rapid City, SD

December 12-13, 2018

Comfort Suites - Rapid City
1333 N Elk Vale Rd
Rapid City, SD 57703 
(605) 791-2345

9

San Diego, CA

February 27-28, 2019

Four Points by Sheraton
8110 Aero Drive
San Diego, CA 92123

3

Richmond, VA

Spring 2019

TBD

5

Bemidji, MN

Spring 2019

TBD

8

Denver, CO

March 20-22, 2019

 

Embassy Suites
1420 Stout Street
Denver, CO 80202

8

Gallup, NM (Navajo)

March 12-13, 2019

 

Hilton Garden Inn
1530 West Maloney Ave.
Gallup, NM 87301

10

Seattle, WA

April 3-4, 2019

 

Embassy Suites- Pioneer Square
255 South King Street
Seattle, WA 98104

6

Albuquerque, NM

April 23-24, 2019

Marriott Albuquerque
2101 Louisiana Boulevard NE
Albuquerque, NM 87110

6

Tulsa, Ok

May 14-15, 2019

TBD

7

Kansas City, MO

May 2019 TBD
1 Uncasville, CT May 2019

TBD

9

Sacramento, CA

June 4-6, 2019

Courtyard Marriott Sacramento
1782 Tribute Road
Sacramento, CA 95815

8 Billings, MT June 2019

TBD

National IHS Partnership TBD

TBD

National Direct Service Tribes TBD

TBD

Webinars

The Division of  Tribal Affairs will present a series of webinars throughout the year on a variety of topics related to Medicare, Medicaid, the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and the Health Insurance Marketplace.  The purpose of the webinars is to share knowledge, build an ongoing dialogue among tribal, IHS, and Urban Indian health programs and share promising practices in Indian Country.  

 

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