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DDRS Seeking Input on CIH Waiver Service Definition Matrix

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) has posted a service definition matrix to the CIH Transform webpage to gather initial feedback on changes to the current service definitions within the Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) waiver.  Links to the definitions are also listed below. As DDRS has not yet submitted a waiver amendment […]

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Employment Opportunity – Trust Account Manager

The Arc of Indiana is a state-wide, not-for-profit association that advocates for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families. The Arc Master Trust is a special needs trust program, serving Hoosiers of all disabilities, including people with physical, mental, emotional, and intellectual and other developmental disabilities. The Trust Account Manager reports to the Trust […]

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Employment Opportunity – Family Advocacy Educator

The Arc of Indiana is seeking a Family Advocacy Educator for North/Central, Western Indiana. Key Responsibilities and Tasks: Share information about DDRS, community programs and services, and The Arc of Indiana by meeting with individuals or groups and exhibiting at events. Make presentations to families, disability groups, service organizations, schools and churches about Medicaid Waivers […]

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State Proposing Changes to Indiana High School Diploma Structure

Indiana’s high school diploma options, and the number and types of classes students must take to graduate with a diploma, could be changing as the state explores new requirements to earn a diploma.  The decisions being made over the next several months regarding diplomas will have a significant impact on the lives of students, including […]

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DDRS Seeks Continued Input on CIH Waiver Transformation Project

The Division of Disability of Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) is in the process of developing changes to the Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) Medicaid Waiver.  A series of town hall meetings to gather input is now complete.  To continue the conversation about “CIH Transform” and gather additional thoughts and feedback, DDRS has posted additional documents on […]

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The Arc of Indiana Statement Regarding ABA Therapy Services – Proposed Rule LSA Document 14-337 405 IAC 5-22-12

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) will hold a public hearing on September 10, 2015, 1:00 p.m., at the Indiana Government Center South, 402 West Washington Street, Conference Center Room 14, Indianapolis, on a proposed rule regarding applied behavioral analysis therapy services (ABA).  Following is The Arc of Indiana’s statement regarding the proposed rule. […]

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Extended Services Added as New Medicaid Waiver Service – Replaces Supported Employment Follow Along

The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) has received approval from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for the renewal of Indiana’s Family Supports Waiver (FSW).  This followed the earlier approval of the division’s request to amend the Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) Waiver.  Both of the waiver documents are posted on […]

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