As a result of the current Federal government funding situation, the information on this website may not be up to date or acted upon. Updates regarding government operating status and resumption of normal operations can be found at www.opm.gov . Despite the lapse in appropriations, IHS will continue to provide direct clinical health care services as well as referrals for contracted services that cannot be provided through IHS clinics. For more information on how IHS is impacted, visit: HHS Contingency Plan
Registration is open for the upcoming CMS trainings offered in:
October 21, 2011 Reno, NV
October 25-26, 2011 Phoenix, AZ
November 8-10, 2011 Denver, CO
November 16-17, 2011 Miami, FL
Go to the registration page and select the appropriate city and state, there is no fee.
The Center for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) maintains its commitment to maximize American Indian/Alaska Native access to Medicare, Medicaid, and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) through consultation with tribes, culturally competent outreach and education, and other specific programs.
The goal of the CMS ITU training is to improve services to beneficiaries and aid in increasing the revenue stream to the Indian Health Service, Tribal and Urban Indian health programs by providing Medicare, Medicaid, and CHIP information to beneficiary advocates.
The CMS program training includes Medicare, Medicaid, Children's Health Insurance Program as well as topics in these programs from partner presenters from the Indian Health Service, Social Security Administration, State Medicaid Agency, Veterans Administration, the State Health Insurance Program and CMS Regional Office personnel.
- Program Directors
- Clinic Managers
- Health Directors
- Business Office Managers
- Benefits Coordinators
- Third Party Billers
- Patient Registration
- Purchased/Referred Care (PRC)
Questions and/or comments can be submitted to CAPT Pam Schweitzer.