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Research study opportunities

Family Voices Indiana shares these opportunities with its members. We do not endorse or recommend any program or facility. We are simply sharing information for families to make the best decisions about opportunities for their children. Research Study for Children with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder Investigators at IU School of Medicine, Riley Hospital, are conducting a research study of an investigational medication for children, age 6-12, with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder & Impulsive Aggression. Study involves approximately 11 visits and lasts up to10 weeks. Participants receive study procedures, mental health evaluations, and study medication or placebo at no charge. Call a member of Dr. David Dunn's research staff at 317-944-1128 or email kidpsych@iupui.edu for more information. ______________________________ __________ Research Study for Children and Adolescents with Generalized Anxiety Disorder Investigators at IU School of Medicine, Riley Hospi

Limiting the Limits: An Affordable Care Act Updat

By Emily McKinley, Health Information Specialist The Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to unfold provisions meant to ensure all Americans have adequate health coverage. Two provisions of the act are aimed at increasing the coverage provided by insurers while limiting out-of-pocket expenses to families. The first such provision eliminated lifetime limits insofar as insurance payments for essential benefits are concerned. The second provision introduced a phased implementation eliminating annual insurance payment limits for essential benefits. Lifetime dollar limits for essential benefits were eliminated for coverage years beginning on or after September 23, 2010. This provision of the ACA applies to all insurance policies, regardless of whether they are employer-sponsored plans or individual insurance plans. Also in 2010, the ACA commenced a phased implementation of the elimination of annual dollar limits. This implementation takes a stepwise approach for all job-related a