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From the GMR: Subject: National Medicare Training Program To Offer CEU Credits for Training

The National Medicare Training Program is pleased to announce our Medicare training webinar schedule.

These training sessions provide current, accurate, consistent Medicare information and materials for people who are new to Medicare and those people wanting a refresher. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is authorized by The International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET) to offer 0.4 Continuing Education Units (CEU) for this program.


To receive credit participants must:
§ Complete the pre-assessment
§ Attend all four hours of the training
§ Complete the course registration and evaluation
§ Complete the post-test with an aggregate score of at least 70%.

Please visit http://www.cms.gov/NationalMedicareTrainingProgram/Web-based%20Training.asp for accreditation statements and authors and disclosure information. CEU credit for this course expires December 15, 2013.

This webinar features:
§ A primer in hospital (Part A), medical (Part B), Medicare Advantage (Part C), and prescription drug (Part D) coverage in Medicare.
§ Current Medicare topics
§ A review of CMS resources for practical application

Dates
Webinar sessions will be held from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM, ET on the following dates:
§ November 1, 2011 and November 2, 2011
§ March 6, 2012 and March 7, 2012
§ June 5, 2012 and June 6, 2012
§ October 2, 2012 and October 3, 2012

Registration
Click the link below to register for the November 1 and 2, 2011 session.
https://webinar.cms.hhs.gov/e77613957/event/registration.html

Please complete the registration form and select a password that is 8 characters long and contains one capital letter and a number. If you have previously attended a webinar with us please select "click here" at the top of the page. You will be redirected and asked to enter your login (your email address) and password. If you do not remember you password, please click the "Forgot your password?" link.

The pre-assessment must be completed prior to the start of the webinar. You will not be able to participate in the webinar if you have not completed the pre-assessment.

The registration links for the 2012 webinars will be sent two weeks prior to the training webinar date.

Questions
Please direct any questions to nmtp@cms.hhs.gov

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