2019 National Training Program Workshops

Registration for the 2019 CMS National Training Program (NTP) workshops is open. The cities and dates for the workshops are listed below. You’re invited to attend at the location and days of your choice to meet your schedule and learning needs.

  • Philadelphia, PA: July 30-August 1
  • San Francisco, CA: August 6-8
  • Chicago, IL: August 13-15
  • Arlington, TX: August 20-22
  • Providence, RI: September 10-12

The workshops in Philadelphia, San Francisco and Chicago, will be 2 ½ days long. In Arlington and Providence, the workshops will be 3 full days. Agendas vary slightly in each city and will be available on the registration site.

Please note, the CMS Kansas City Regional Office will be hosting similar training locally (tentatively in Kansas, Missouri, and Iowa). Dates and locations will be announced shortly.

What We’ll Cover:

  • High-level and specific information on key aspects of the Medicare Program
  • Information on Opioids
  • A "Current Topics" session to raise awareness of program changes and innovations
  • An overview of the new Plan Finder on
  • Scenario-based learning
  • Please note, these workshops don’t include information on billing

NTP training workbooks will be provided onsite for Day 1 and Day 3. Additional meeting materials will be available for download on the registration website prior to the workshops. If you would like access, please download and/or print. Free Wi-Fi will be available in the meeting room.

Register for a 2019 National Training Program Workshop.

NOTE: Registration requests will be considered on a first-come, first-serve basis until each meeting reaches capacity. The number of attendees from the same organization may be limited.