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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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Wings for Autism® Coming to South Bend, April 30




The skies will seem a lot friendlier for children with autism after they earn their wings at a Wings for Autism® event, Saturday, April 30, 2016 at the South Bend International Airport. ADEC, local chapter of The Arc in Elkhart County, and Thor Industries are partnering with the airport and The Arc of the United […]

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Medicaid Autism Treatment Benefits Under EPSDT




The Arc of Indiana, along with About Special Kids (ASK), Autism Society of Indiana, Family Voices Indiana, and Indiana Resource Center for Autism has developed a fact sheet, Medicaid Autism Treatment Benefits Under EPSDT, What Parents Need to Know. Medicaid Autism Treatment Benefits Under EPSDT If you have questions or would like additional information, please […]

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The Arc Utility Support Program




The Arc of Indiana’s new Utility Support Program can assist families with utility costs, including payment for utility bills, funding to reactivate or prevent disconnection of services, deposit assistance to begin services, and funding to cover back utility debt. Eligibility Requirements Applicants must meet all eligibility requirements Family with a dependent child under the age […]

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Applications for On My Way Pre-K Now Being Accepted in Five Pilot Counties




State to partner with Indy Preschool Scholarship Program in Marion County Indianapolis (January , 2016) – Indiana’s Office of Early Childhood and Out-of-School Learning (OECOSL) is now accepting applications from families in the five pilot counties who may be eligible for grants for their children to receive high-quality, prekindergarten education through the On My Way […]

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