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MRDP 2017 Annual Meeting Registration

August 14, 2017

Join us on September 19th for the 2017 MRDP Annual Meeting!  We will have speakers presenting on the “State of Rural Missouri” as well as updating you on efforts around broadband and what is happening with rural health.  Our closing presentation will focus on rural place making and provide information on a new Missouri Humanities Council workshop and engagement opportunity.

Pre-registration is $45 and will be open until September 13th.  Space is limited to 100 people, so please register early!

View the registration form.

Missouri Telehealth Network & Show-Me ECHO Training Conference

August 10, 2017

The MTN & Show-Me ECHO Training Conference will be here before we know it!  Please don’t miss this opportunity to learn more about telehealth and Show-Me ECHO.

Registration is open!  For the registration form, agenda and other information, please go to

When:  September 26 & 27, 2017
Where:  Assessment Resource Center, 2800 Maguire Boulevard, Columbia, MO

If you have questions, please contact Mary Beth Schneider at or contact our office at 573.884.7958


August 10, 2017

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Invitation to Kansas City Regional Office 2017 CMS National Training Program Workshops

August 10, 2017

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Kansas City Regional Office invites you to attend the 2017 Medicare National Training Program (NTP) Workshops.

This year we are pleased to offer the Workshop in 4 different locations.  The same agenda and information will be provided at all Workshops.

When and Where


Wednesday, August 9, 2017 12:30PM – 5:00PM
Thursday, August 10, 2017 8:00AM – 4:30PM

St. Louis, MO Area

Monday, August 14, 2017 12:30PM – 5:00PM
Tuesday, August 15, 2017 8:00AM – 4:30PM



Thursday, August 24, 2017 12:30PM – 5:00PM
Friday, August 25, 2017 8:00AM – 4:30PM


Des Moines, IA

Tuesday, August 29, 2017 12:30PM – 5:00PM
Wednesday, August 30, 2017 8:00AM – 4:30PM


15th Annual Health Policy Summit – Registration Open!

August 10, 2017

Up to date conference information and registration
will be available at:

CMS Webinar: Quality Payment Programs and CAHs

August 10, 2017

CMS is hosting a webinar on Billing for Critical Access Hospitals and the Quality Payment Program and its implications on CAHs.  This will be a great opportunity to gain an understanding about the Quality Payment Program, understand which CAH clinicians may be eligible, and what steps to take if you are a critical access hospital with eligible clinicians.

In preparation for this webinar:

SET Broadband Module – 3 part webinar

August 10, 2017

For those interested, there will be a three-part “train the trainers” (e.g., those that will be working with communities to implement broadband) webinar on Broadband development.  This is designed for USDA-RD personnel and Extension folks working with the “Stronger Economies Together” project, but this may be of interest to some of you.  This workshop was developed by and will be presented by the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA).

Here is the link for the training:

Dates:  September 12, 21, 26
Time: 12:00pm – 1:00 pm Central Time.