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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

 2019-2020 ITU Trainings

REGION LOCATION DATES VENUE
9

Phoenix, AZ

October 29-30, 2019

Embassy Suites Phoenix - Biltmore
2630 E. Camelback Road
Phoenix, AZ 85016

8

Rapid City, SD

December 17-18, 2019

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

9

San Diego, CA

February, 2020

TBD

8

Gallup, NM (Navajo)

March, 2020

TBD

8

Denver, CO

Mid-March, 2020

TBD

10

Seattle, WA

April, 2020 

TBD

6

Albuquerque, NM

Late April , 2020

TBD

7

Omaha, NE

May, 2020

TBD

7

Oklahoma City, OK

May, 2020 TBD
5

Chicago, IL

May, 2020

TBD

9

Sacramento, CA

June, 2020

TBD

8 Billings, MT June, 2020

TBD

2 & 4

Richmond, VA

Summer, 2020

TBD

1 & 2 Norwich, CT Mid-August, 2020

TBD

National IHS Partnership Summer, 2020

TBD

National

Title VI

Summer, 2020

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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