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Transportation Vouchers Webinar Closed; info on recorded session

Family Voices is sharing the following updated info on the transportation webinar posted earlier:

TO: Consumers, families, providers, advocates and other interested parties

FROM:Andrew Ranck, DDRS Director of Initiatives

DATE:September 5, 2008

RE: Transportation Vouchers Webinar Closed


The Community Transportation Association’s free online webinar on the use of Transportation Voucher’s for Wednesday, September 10, 2008 is full. For those who did not get registered, please note that this webinar will be recorded and available for online review about one week following the main presentation. The recorded session will be archived at:http://video.ctaa.org/.Remember, providers might find this a useful tool to work in tandem with the transportation rates we are developing for theObjective Assessment System for Individual Supports (OASIS), so anyone who didn’t get registered for the September 10 webinar can still benefit by reviewing the recording when it becomes available.Th…

Free Training Opportunity Webinar on Using Transportation Vouchers

Family Voices is sharing this DDRS bulletin with its members so they can learn more about the transportation issues associated with OASIS and other programs:

TO: Consumers, families, providers, advocates and other interested parties

FROM: Andrew Ranck, DDRS Director of Initiatives

DATE: September 4, 2008

RE: Free Training Opportunity Webinar on Using Transportation VouchersTo demonstrate the use of transportation vouchers as a means to enhance individual mobility, the Community Transportation Association is hosting a free online webinar on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 for all interested parties. Providers might find this a useful tool to work in tandem with the transportation rates we are developing for the Objective Assessment System for Individual Support (OASIS).I personally wanted to make you aware of this upcoming free webinar, as it is a great opportunity for you and consumers alike. This Webinar will benefit those considering…

First Steps Update

Family Voices Indiana urges our members to stay update about changes to the systems that impact Indiana families. In an effort to support you continues awareness we share with you the following update:
August 29, 2008


Lora Miller, Director
Bureau of Child Development Services
Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Indiana Family and Social Services Administration

FSSA Announces Changes to First Steps Program
We are pleased to announce that in early 2009, the First Steps Central Reimbursement Office will again be supported by CSC Covansys.
FSSA management is currently in negotiations with CSC Covansys to transition functionality from our current technology provider to better serve families and providers. The transition from the current vendor will include the claims management, provider management and case management system.
As a user of the First Steps program you will not have any disruption of service during this time and you should notice marked improvements in processing of cla…