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Important Changes Coming to Case Management

In July, 2021, Indiana’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitation Services (DDRS) announced a new initiative designed to improve Indiana’s case management system for services provided through Indiana’s Medicaid Waiver program for home and community based services. Agencies interested in providing case management services were asked to submit information to the Indiana Department of Administration. DDRS stated they…

State moves forward with FMAP increase

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) have conditionally approved Indiana’s request for a 10 percent increase to the federal medical assistance percentage (FMAP) for certain Medicaid expenditures for home and community based services (HCBS). This increase is for qualifying expenditures between April 1, 2021 and March 31, 2022. The state is working with…

Upcoming Events

SAI’s October Issues Forum – Case Management Innovation-Webinar

The state has made changes to case management services, including limiting the number of case management companies. Karly Sciortino-Poulter, director of The Arc Advocacy Network, will talk and answer questions about the changes being made to case management and how self-advocates can choose a new case manager if they need or want to change. Register…

Raising a Strong Self-Advocate-Webinar

Melody Cooper, former past president of Self-Advocates of Indiana and current Region 5 Representative for Self-Advocates Becoming Empowered (SABE), a national self-advocacy organization, will discuss her journey to becoming a strong self advocate. From her childhood as a girl with cerebral plasy and an intellectual disability growing up in south Georgia to moving out on…

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