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Wait for Medicaid Waiver Services Now One Year




The waiting list for Medicaid Waiver services in Indiana that was once years long is now reduced to 1,706 people waiting for the Family Supports Waiver, with a wait of one year. Individuals who applied in July, 2015 are the next “date of application” to be targeted to receive waiver services. To learn more about […]

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Advocacy Opportunity – Family Advocate, Northwest and Southwest Indiana




The Arc of Indiana is seeking Family Advocates for Northwest and Southwest Indiana to join our advocacy team. Essential Job Qualifications Support advocacy for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families by promoting the programs and services supported by The Arc of Indiana. Ability to make presentations before diverse audiences as well as […]

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Caregiver Support Services Sign Up Begins July 1




If you are on the waiting list for the Medicaid Waiver, be sure to renew your application or apply for Caregiver Support Services (CGS), starting July 1. Limited funds are available for Caregiver Support Services and funds are available on a first come, first served basis. The fiscal year for CGS begins July 1, 2016 […]

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SAI President’s Corner




Hello everyone, we are finally into summer and Self-Advocates of Indiana has been very busy doing some great things around the state and country. In April, myself and several other self-advocates were able to attend the Disability Policy Seminar in Washington, D.C. This was a great time of learning more about disability legislation and talking with […]

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FSSA announces managed care contractors for Healthy Indiana Plan, Hoosier Healthwise members




The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) has selected Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, CareSource Indiana, MDwise Inc. and Managed Health Services of Indiana to negotiate contracts to administer health care services for the approximately 1,000,000 enrollees in the Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Healthwise programs starting January 1, 2017. The contracts would […]

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Family Supports Waiver Amendment Public Comment from The Arc of Indiana




The following comments were submitted by The Arc of Indiana to Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services regarding the proposed amendment to the Family Supports Medicaid Waiver. May 12, 2016 FAMILY SUPPORTS WAIVER AMENDMENT – PROVIDER RATES The Arc of Indiana is a state-wide organization that advocates on behalf of people with intellectual and other […]

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CIH Waiver Amendment Public Comment from The Arc of Indiana




May 12, 2016   The following comments were submitted by The Arc of Indiana to Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services regarding the proposed amendment to the Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) Waiver. COMMUNITY INTEGRATION AND HABILIATION WAIVER AMENDMENT – PROVIDER RATES The Arc of Indiana is a state-wide organization that advocates on behalf of people […]

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FAQ About Medicaid Coverage for Autism Treatment




Which Medicaid Health Plans must cover autism treatment, including ABA? ALL Medicaid Health Plans must cover autism treatment, including ABA.  Medicaid Health Plans include: Traditional Medicaid (fee-for-service); Hoosier Care Connect; Hoosier Health Wise; and MED Works. For adults, autism treatment is through the mental health benefits. Medicaid carriers include Anthem, MHS and MDWise (insurance companies […]

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