Medicaid

ABA Therapy Coverage, Medicaid and the “1634 Transition”

To: Parents of Children with Autism Receiving Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) Therapy Services From: Your Indiana Family Advocacy Organizations – About Special Kids (ASK), The Autism Society of Indiana (ASI), The Arc of Indiana, Covering Kids and Families (CKF), Family Voices, The Indiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (INAAP), and The Indiana Resource Center…

Taking the Fear Out of Medicaid, SSI Eligibility – Special Needs Trusts

Becoming eligible or remaining eligible for government benefits can be a scary prospect.   The Arc Master Trust can make this prospect much less scary. The resource limit for Medicaid is $1,500 and the limit for SSI is $2,000. If you have more money than this in bank accounts (CD’s, checking, savings, etc), savings bonds,…

The Impact of Medicaid Block Grants

One solution to the federal budget crisis being offered up is block granting Medicaid – the shared state and federal program that supports not only health care, but also home and community based services and residential programs for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Indiana. What would a block grant mean? Instead of a…