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Changes to Care Select

Family Voices shares this press release from OMPP regarding the Care Select care management system. Please note the statement that Care Select has been redesigned. Members should be receiving a letter be the end of the month. Those not eligible for the newly designed program, or who do not voluntarily opt in, will continue to receive traditional Medicaid (sometimes also used to refer to Medicaid Disability).

INDIANAPOLIS (August 20, 2010) - Today the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) announced that beginning October 1 the scope of the state's Care Select program will change to focus on disease management, specifically on members with chronic conditions.

"These changes will allow us to focus on members with chronic conditions, while at the same time providing benefits and services to all of our Medicaid recipients," said Pat Casanova, Director of Indiana Medicaid. "Disease management will help patients with chronic illnesses lead healthier and mo…

Opportunity to help shape Indiana's disability plan

Family Voices is sharing this info from the GPCPD so members have an opportunity to plan to attend. The link to register can be found here: http://www.cwlab.org/. There's also information about an upcoming survey due out in September. Family Voices will share additional information as it becomes available.

The Indiana Governor’s Council for People with Disabilities is gearing up to prepare Indiana’s State Disability Plan for 2012-2016. The completed plan will be used to guide the work of the Council, including its training and dissemination activities, the events it sponsors, and the projects it funds.

Here is your chance to participate in the process! The Council is arranging two ways you can add your voice to the planning process.

1. TOWN MEETINGS
The Governor's Council for People with Disabilities has commissioned the Indiana Institute on Disability and Community to assist them in facilitating eight Town Meetings across the state to gather ideas from individuals with disabiliti…