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2020 CMS ITU Outreach & Eduction Seattle, WA

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Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Bellevue/Downtown

11010 Northeast 8th Street

Bellevue, WA 98004

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In partnership with Indian Health Service, 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 Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Seattle office and the Seattle Area Indian Health Service (IHS) invite you to the 2020 CMS Outreach & Education Event.

Target Audience

  • Business Office Staff
  • Benefits Coordinators
  • Patient Registration Staff
  • Medical Records Staff
  • Contract Health Services Staff


Topics At A Glance

  • CMS Tribal Affairs Updates
  • Medicare, Medicaid, CHIP and the Health Insurance Marketplace
  • State-Administered Programs
  • Social Security, Veterans Affairs and much more...

Additional Information/New this year:

  • We are offering CEUs for this training.
  • Day two (2) of the training, will have a breakout session for billers and coders.

CONTACT INFORMATION

PROGRAM QUESTIONS

Rhonda Martinez-McFarland, FNP-BC, ARNP
CMS
206-615-2265
rhonda.martinez-mcfarland@cms.hhs.gov

Lane Terwilliger

CMS Division of Tribal Affairs/CAHPG/CMCS
410-786-2059
lane.terwilliger@cms.hhs.gov

Georgey Sparks
CMS Division of Tribal Affairs/CAHPG/CMCS
410-786-4608
Georgeline.Sparks@cms.hhs.gov


REGISTRATION QUESTIONS

cmsitutrainings@octanepublicrelations.com

TRAVEL AND LODGING

Meeting Site and Suggest Lodging Location:

Courtyard by Marriott Seattle Bellevue/Downtown

11010 NE 8th Street

Bellevue, WA 98004

(425) 454-5888

Parking

Daily self-parking at the Marriott Courtyard Seattle Bellevue Downtown is free.

Travel Arrangements

All attendees are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.

To make reservations, please call 425-454-588 and reference the CMS/ITU room block to receive the Federal government per diem rate of $184 plus tax per night. Or click here to make reservations online. Reservations should be made by Tuesday, February 25, 2020.

If you are flying into Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) you have several options for ground transportation to the Marriott Courtyard Seattle Bellevue Downtown.

Taxis: The approximate taxi fare to the hotel is approximately $50.

Airport Express Shuttle: Shared van/shuttle service is also available at a cost of $19 per person. Please visit the Shuttle Express counter near baggage claim.

Driving Directions (from Seattle-Tacoma International Airport): Follow signs TO FREEWAYS and take Interstate 405 North for 14 miles to exit 13B for NE 8th Street West. Follow the cloverleaf back over the highway and the hotel will be on the right at the intersection of NE 8th Street and 110th Avenue. Contact hotel for additional transportation or directions.

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