Protecting Indian Health and Human Services Programs and their Beneficiaries:
The Basics of Health Care and Grants Management Compliance

A conference for IHS and Tribal employees in the Great Plains area

April 27, 2017
Crazy Horse Memorial
Crazy Horse, South Dakota


Many tribal programs receive funds from the Department of Health and Human Services. Have you ever wondered if you are meeting all the requirements to protect that revenue stream? If so, attend our upcoming conference, designed to give you the information you need. You will:

  • Learn how effective, robust compliance programs and internal controls protect federal funds and those who depend on federally funded programs.
  • Receive information on key components of an effective program to avoid violations of program requirements or applicable laws.
  • Hear about quality of care in delivering health services.
  • Learn about OIG's role in preventing and detecting fraud, waste, and abuse in HHS programs, including diversion of funds and criminal violations, and our mission to protect the health and welfare of program beneficiaries.


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Who Should Attend

This conference is designed for officials and employees of the Indian Health Service Great Plains Area and of any Tribal organization in the Great Plains Area receiving HHS funds whose responsibilities include:

  • Protecting program funds,
  • Ensuring compliance with applicable regulations and laws,
  • Submitting claims to the Federal government,
  • Internal auditing and/or maintaining documentation, and/or
  • Overseeing the quality of services provided to beneficiaries


Register Now

Registration will include course materials, as well as sessions with experts in the fields of compliance, patient safety and quality of care. Registration includes access to all conference activities.


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Local and Travel Information

Crazy Horse Memorial

View the Crazy Horse Memorial  website, and pricing and admission information . Parking is free.

Lunch and Coffee

The Crazy Horse Memorial hosts the Laughing Water Restaurant  and also has a coffee bar to get you started in the morning.

How to get to the Crazy Horse Memorial

The Crazy Horse Memorial is in the Black Hills of southwestern South Dakota. The entrance along US Highway 16/385 (the Crazy Horse Memorial Highway) is 9 miles south of Hill City and 4 miles north of Custer.

Where to Stay