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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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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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