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FAQ Regarding the Anthem/ABA Class Action Lawsuit

The Arc of Indiana strives to provide families with accurate, up to date information regarding issues faced by individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) and their families, including persons with autism spectrum disorders.  The autism and ABA related class action lawsuit filed against Anthem has been in the news and discussed on social media. […]

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The Arc News in Indiana, Spring 2015

Read the latest issue of our quarterly newsletter, The Arc News in Indiana – Spring 2015.   Articles include: Announcing the Erskine Green Training Institute State Budget Makes Investment in People with Disabilities Vocational Rehabilitation Changes to Spur Employment Options, Opportunities Legislative Wrap-Up Action Needed to Address Federal Budget, Impact on People with I/DD and […]

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Naming of the Erskine Green Training Institute

The Arc of Indiana Foundation is pleased to announce that the postsecondary training institute for people with disabilities, under construction in Muncie, Indiana, has been named the Erskine Green Training Institute in honor of Carl Erskine and Steve Green and their families. This one-of-a-kind program will provide vocational training for a variety of jobs in […]

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MISSION: SLIMPOSSIBLE

MISSION: SLIMPOSSIBLE is fundraising effort on behalf of Self Advocates of Indiana (SAI). A team of supporters have pledged to lose 200 pounds collectively in support of SAI.  Their mission began January 19 and will end May 1. How can you help?  You can pledge to support the weight loss team.  Following are several ways sponsors […]

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Federal Approval Received for HIP 2.0

Indiana has received approval to provide health care coverage to uninsured Hoosiers through an updated version of the state’s Healthy Indiana Plan, known as HIP 2.0, instead of Medicaid. The Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) will begin taking applications immediately, and coverage will begin February 1.  With this approval, Indiana will end traditional Medicaid […]

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New Federal Rule Change Offers Opportunity – State Wide Medicaid Waiver Transition Plans Open for Public Comment

by John Dickerson, Executive Director, The Arc of Indiana Indiana is approaching 20,000 Hoosiers supported by the Family Supports (FS) Waiver and Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) Waiver.  These programs, known federally as the Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Medicaid Waiver program, have new federal rules designed to address how well people are integrated into […]

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