CMS ITU Training Event

Minneapolis, MN | August 12th, 2019

In partnership with Administration for Community Living (ACL), the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is committed to helping Tribal Programs to maximize their ability to access third party resources. To meet this objective, CMS, in partnership with the States, the Social Security Administration, and the ACL, will provide training to Title IV program staff, beneficiaries and community members 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) and ACL are jointly sponsoring the 2019 CMS Outreach & Education Event in Minneapolis, MN on Monday, August 12, 2019. Click here to register.

Target Audience

  • Program Office Staff
  • Program Directors
  • Coordinators
  • Elders
  • Community Health Representatives

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…


Justyna Redlinski
CMS Region V

Georgey Sparks
Division of Tribal Affairs/CAHPG/CMCS/CMS


Meeting and Lodging Location

Minneapolis Marriott City Center

Meeting Room:
30 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN 55402
Phone: 612-349-4000

Travel Arrangements

All attendees are responsible for making their own travel arrangements.

To make a hotel reservation, please use this link for your discounted rate. The cutoff date to make all reservations is July 22, 2019. The group room rate will be $151 plus tax.

Ground Transportation

Hotel Parking: Minneapolis Marriott City Center has self-parking available for $26 per day or valet parking for $45 per day.

Taxis: The approximate taxi fare from MSP to the hotel is $50.00

Airport Express Shuttle: The hotel does not offer a complimentary shuttle service.  Super Shuttle can provide one-way service for approximately $19.  However advance reservations are required.  Please visit or call 1-800-258-3826.

Driving Directions from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport (MSP):  For driving directions from Minneapolis-Saint Paul International Airport to the hotel please visit Google Maps here.   MSP is approximately 13.3 miles NW.

Download the 2019 CMS/ITU Outreach and Education Agenda for Richmond, VA here. PDF IconDon’t have a PDF reader? Download Adobe. 

Meeting materials are available for download via Google Drive here.

Visit this link for instructions on how to use Google Drive.

We pledge to put patients first in all of our programs – Medicaid, Medicare, and the Health Insurance Exchanges. To do this, we must empower patients to work with their doctors and make health care decisions that are best for them.