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Eligibility changes for the aged, blind, or disabled affect #HoosierHealthwise and #HIP members

Family Voices Indiana shares the following bulletin from Indiana Health Coverage Programs:
As announced in IHCP Bulletin BT201417, the Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) is changing the way individuals are determined eligible for coverage under the aged, blind, or disabled aid categories effective June 1, 2014. This bulletin describes how these changes will impact individuals now enrolled in Hoosier Healthwise or the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) that are also eligible for the Supplemental Security Income (SSI) program. This group includes approximately 14,000 Hoosier Healthwise members and 1,200 HIP members. 
Enrollment transition 
Effective June 1, 2014, IHCP members eligible for SSI who are currently enrolled in Hoosier Healthwise or HIP under the risk-based managed care (RBMC) delivery system will transition to either Traditional Medicaid or Care Select under the fee-for-service (FFS) delivery system. Individuals who are now receiving complex case management services from their…