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Interim study committee schedule

Family Voices Indiana shares the following committee meeting schedule from the Indiana Association of United Ways. If you would like to attend these meetings in person, you can apply for the Family Leadership Development Fund to support your participation. Email info@fvindiana.org for the application.

Interim study committees are underway. View the assigned list.  The Commission on Developmental Disabilitieswill meet Sept. 24. The School Safety Interim Study Committee will meet on Sept. 24.The Commission on Autismwill meet Sept. 25.The Unemployment Insurance Oversight Committee will meet onSept. 30.The Committee on Child Carewill meet Oct. 1.The Commission on Mental Health and Addiction will meet Oct. 1 and Oct. 21.The Interim Study Committee on Common Core Educational Standards will meet Oct. 1.The Commission on Education will meet Oct. 8.The Health Finance Commission will meet Oct. 22.The Child Services Oversight Commission will meetOct. 23.The Central Indiana Transit Study Committee

BDDS 8 Seymour office has relocated

Family Voices Indiana confirmed with BDDS that the Seymour office in Southern Indiana has closed. Below is the letter sent to families in that area of the state:
Effective Monday, September 16, 2013, our Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services’ (BDDS) district office currently located at 211 N. Chestnut St., Seymour, Ind. will relocate to 1452 Vaxter St., Clarksville, Ind.  Please be assured that this office relocation will not affect your services or our response to your inquiries and requests.  The new contact information is as follows:
Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services 1452 Vaxter Street Clarksville, IN 47129 Phone:  812-283-1040 Toll Free:  1-877-218-3529 Fax:  812-285-9533
We anticipate a smooth transition and look forward to continuing our service to you.
If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office.
Sincerely,
Holly J. Wimsatt Field Service Director DDRS/BDDS


Health Finance Commission Notes 8.22.13

Family Voices Indiana shares the following official notes from the 8.22 meeting of the health finance commission.

Of note are the exhibits, which include a letter from the Indiana Department of Insurance related to the Affordable Care Act.

Other topics included:
 Traumatic Brain Injury
 Immunizations
 Ambulatory Outpatient Surgical Center
 Update on the Release of Medicaid Recipient Personal Information
 The Use of Tanning Beds
 The Disposal of Used Prescription Drugs
 Medicaid Managed Care Organizations' Update
 School Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program

The notes can be found here:
http://www.in.gov/legislative/interim/committee/hfco.html