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CMS ITU Outreach & Eduction Denver, CO

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Embassy Suites by Hilton Denver Downtown Convention Center

1420 Stout Street

Meeting Room: Crystal Salon A&B

Denver, CO 80202

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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) Region VIII and the Headquarters Indian
Health Service (IHS) invite you to the 2019 CMS Outreach & Education Event.

The event will be held in Denver, CO on Wednesday, March 20th through Friday, March 22,
2019.

Target Audience:

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

Topics at a Glance:

Day 1 & 2

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

Day 3: Revenue Cycle Day Hosted by IHS

Come join your I/T/U colleagues for a day dedicated to improving quality, coordination and efficiencies among the components of the revenue cycle. A panel of I/T/U presenters will share best practices and tangible resources which further the goal of maximizing access to third party resources and improving access to quality health care across the Indian Health System. Please indicate on the registration site whether you plan to attend Day 3: Revenue Cycle Day.

CONTACT INFORMATION

PROGRAM QUESTIONS

Rachel Ryan

Division of Tribal Affairs/CAHPG/CMCS/CMS

443-934-2740

rachel.ryan@cms.hhs.gov


Barbara Prehmus

CMS Region VIII

303-844-7472

barbara.prehmus@cms.hhs.gov


Mary Munoz

CMS Region VIII

303-844-2306

mary.munoz@cms.hhs.gov


Alison Sanders

Indian Health Service

301-945-3329

alison.sanders@ihs.gov

TRAVEL AND LODGING

Meeting Site and Suggest Lodging Location:

Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Convention Center

Meeting Room: Crystal Salons A&B

1420 Stout Street

Denver, CO 80202

Phone: 303-592-1000


All attendees are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.

To make reservations, please call 800-HILTONS (or 800-445-8667) and reference the CMS/ITU room block to receive the Federal government per diem rate of $181 plus tax per night. Reservations should be made by Sunday, February 17, 2019 to ensure the rate mentioned above. Reservations at the Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Convention Center are on your own and subject to hotel availability and pricing.

GROUND TRANSPORTATION

The Embassy Suites Denver Downtown Convention Center is approximately 27 miles from Denver International Airport (DEN) and is approximately 18 miles from the Centennial Airport. You have several options for ground transportation from the airport to the hotel.

Taxi Fare: between $45 - $60 one way

Shuttle Service: Super Shuttle is also available at the approximate cost of $34 per person.

Driving Directions (from Denver International Airport): Exit airport by taking Pena Boulevard then merge onto I-70 West to I-25 South. Take Exit 210A (Colfax Avenue), turn left onto Colfax Avenue. Turn left on Kalamath Street. Kalamath Street becomes Stout Street. Proceed under the convention center. Hotel will be on right.

Driving Directions (from Centennial Airport): Exit airport on S. Peoria Street to E Broncos Parkway. Turn left at E. Broncos Parkway. Turn left at E Arapahoe Road to I-25N. Take Exit 210B (Colfax Avenue) and turn right on Colfax Avenue. Turn left on Kalamath Street (which becomes Stout Street) - Follow under convention center, the hotel is on your right.

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1420 Stout Street

Meeting Room: Crystal Salon A&B

Denver, CO 80202

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