Annual Provider Training 2016 Schedule and Locations


The Annual Provider Training will be held in 11 communities throughout Iowa. There will be two training sessions divided into two provider categories in each designated community covering content specifically designed for the provider types in attendance. Please plan to attend the session that best represents your provider type. Below is a summary of the schedule of the training sessions. A detailed listing of the venues (including street addresses) can be found on each corresponding Training Registration Form and in Informational Letter 1709-MC-FFS-D.

PRESENTATION SLIDES FOR THE 2016 ANNUAL PROVIDER TRAINING

The following training presentation slides will be used at the Iowa Medicaid Annual Provider Training sessions.
Iowa Medicaid Presentation Slides
Managed Care Organization (MCO) Presentation Slides
 

PROVIDER TRAINING CATEGORIES AND SESSIONS


PROFESSIONAL AND INSTITUTIONAL 
Morning Session - 9:00 PM - 12:00 PM

  • Physicians
  • Durable Medical Equipment (DME)
  • Behavioral Health
  • Acute Care Hospitals
  • Pharmacies providing DME 
  • Maternal Health Clinics
  • Family Planning Clinics
Time Topic
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Updates from Iowa Medicaid
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Amerigroup Iowa, Inc.
10:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc.
10:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley, Inc.
11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Open Question & Answer Panel


LONG TERM CARE AND HCBS WAIVER
Afternoon Session - 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

  • Intermediate Care Facilities (ICF)
  • Skilled Nursing
  • Home Health (HH)
  • Hospice
  • Consumer Directed Attendant Care (CDAC)
  • Support Community Living (SCL)
  • Transportation
  • Meal Delivery
Time Topic
1:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m. Updates from Iowa Medicaid
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. Amerigroup Iowa, Inc.
2:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc.
2:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley, Inc.
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Open Question & Answer Panel

Providers do not need to attend both sessions, as content will be similar, but will be specifically designed for the provider types in attendance, and MCO experts on each provider type will be in attendance at the appropriate session.

How to Register
Once you have reviewed the training sessions that are offered, you may complete and submit the online registration form by clicking on your chosen city below. Seating is limited, so please only sign up individuals who will be able to attend. If you are unable to attend one of the sessions, similar information will be made available on the DHS website after the conclusion of the scheduled trainings. A Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) document will also be developed and made available on the DHS website.
 

SCHEDULE AND LOCATION INFORMATION

Venue Date Time Location
Des Moines 8/26/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Wallace Building
Mason City 8/29/2016


Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Northern Iowa Area Community College
Storm Lake 8/30/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Buena Vista University
Harold Walter Sieben School of Business
Dows Auditorium
Cedar Rapids 8/31/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Kirkwood Community College
Waterloo 9/1/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Hawkeye Community College
Dubuque 9/6/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Grand River Center
Ottumwa 9/7/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Bridge View Center
Burlington 9/8/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Burlington Memorial Auditorium
Sioux City 9/12/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Sioux City Convention Center
Council Bluffs 9/13/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Iowa Western Community College
Bettendorf 9/14/2016

Professional/Institutional: 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

LTC/HCBS: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

TRAINING CONCLUDED

Scott Community College