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Consumer information about group home conversions

Family Voices Indiana shares the following communication from DDRS:

To: Individuals Residing in a Group Home through the Supervised Group Living Program
From: Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Re: Consumer Information Regarding SGL Conversion
Date: April 23, 2013

As an individual residing in an Indiana group home through the Supervised Group Living (SGL)
Program, I am writing to you to share some upcoming changes and opportunities that will be
happening throughout 2013, 2014, and 2015.

Indiana recently received funding from the federal government to transition individuals from
group home funding to home and community based waiver funding. For many of you, this is
something you have waited for a long time. For others, this is an opportunity to receive
additional services and options that you may have not had in the past.

Individuals who transition from group home will receive a Community Integration and
Habilitation Medicaid Waiver (CIH). With the CIH waiver, individuals an…