April 18, 2017 – April 21, 2017
The following message and attached Save-the-Date document serve to provide information regarding the Patient Registration and Patient Benefits Coordination Training that will be conducted on April 18-21, 2017 in Albuquerque, NM. The intended audience is staff who is directly responsible for patient registration and/or patient benefits coordination functions within the Indian Health Service, Tribal Health Programs Operated under P.L. 93-638, and Urban Indian Health Programs. This may include staff from the Business Office, Purchased/Referred Care, Health Information Management, and/or other departments.
The training is sponsored by the Indian Health Service – Office of Resource Access and Partnerships and is being coordinated in partnership with the National Business Office Committee. A draft agenda is attached. Please note that times and topics are subject to change slightly. A final agenda will be posted to the registration site when it becomes available.
Registration is available for in-person (classroom) participation and remote (eLearning) participation. The respective registration details may be accessed by clicking the training class topic, “Patient Registration and Patient Benefits Coordination Training,” at https://www.ihs.gov/RPMS/index.cfm?module=Training. Registration is limited for both methods of participation. If your request for registration is approved and you later determine that you cannot attend, please send a cancellation request directly to IHSBusinessOffice@ihs.gov. That may allow for another person on the wait list to attend.
Lodging accommodations and transportation arrangements are to be made on your own. There is no hotel room block for this training. Attached is a lodging attachment titled, “NIPTC Hotels,” which was provided by the National Indian Programs Training Center that you may refer to if you choose.
If you have a question that is not addressed on the registration site or the documents attached, you may send your question via e-mail to IHSBusinessOffice@ihs.gov.
Please forward this information to the Indian Health Service, Tribal Health Programs Operated under P.L. 93-638, and Urban Indian Health Program staff that may be interested in this training opportunity. Thank you for your time and consideration.
Division of Business Office Enhancement
Office of Resource Access and Partnerships
Indian Health Service – Headquarters Office
5600 Fishers Lane, Mail Stop 10E85C
Rockville, MD 20857
Office: (301) 443-1044