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Welcome to the National Medicare Training Program (NMTP) website! The NMTP is celebrating its 10th year of excellence in providing consistent, accurate, and reliable information about the Medicare program. Our training events and products are designed for Medicare partnersprofessionals and volunteers who work with seniors and people with disabilitiesto help people with Medicare make informed health care decisions.

We develop a variety of educational materials in multiple formats for our diverse partner audience, many of whom train other partners such as community-level and faith-based organizations that in turn, provide the information, assistance, and education to people with Medicare.

Resources are provided in formats to meet specific needs:

  • Web-based Training: Provides an online learning environment for independent study of the Medicare program as it relates to people with Medicare.
  • Classroom Modules: Complex information is made easy-to-understand in these comprehensive, customizable train-the-trainer presentations that include slides and speaker's notes.
  • Training Workshops: These face-to-face sessions are held nationwide for partners who train others, and feature expert Medicare presenters and interactive learning activities.
  •  Multimedia Products: Entertaining and informative outreach and education tools featuring videos, webinars, and webcasts. Some products are available in Spanish.
  • Audio Conferences: Sessions feature CMS policy experts who provide in-depth information on current issues impacting people with Medicare and those who assist them in their health care decisions.
  • Toolkits: Step-by-Step guides with high-level program information for local outreach include fact sheets, job aids, and tip sheets.
  • Training Library: A comprehensive collection of Medicare training products and resources.

Use these products and resources to learn about the Medicare program, conduct outreach and education sessions, or counsel people with Medicare on their health care options, and benefits.

Contact us at NMTP@cms.hhs.gov with your Medicare training questions.



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