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Understanding the #Health Coverage Needs of People with #Disabilities

CMS webinar this Friday, November 21 at 2:00 ET. “Understanding the Health Coverage Needs of People with Disabilities.” The presentation will help you think about what questions a person with a disability needs to think about when they are considering their health care options in the ACA Marketplace. To register for the webinar click here.

Feel free to contact Family Voices Indiana 317 944 8982 info@fvindiana.org if you need additional resources.

CIH #Waiver Amendment Comment Period

From: Nicole Norvell, Director, Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
Re: CIH Waiver Amendment  Date: November 17, 2015
The Family of Social Services Administration’s Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) and the Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning (OMPP) are drafting an amendment application for the Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) Waiver and are requesting comments on the draft amendment.
The amendment application must be submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) no later than December 31, 2014. DDRS has posted a draft of the CIH Waiver amendment, Draft ID # IN.006.03.01, for review and comment, on the Draft Polices for Public Comment webpage.
Proposed changes within the CIH Draft IN.006.03.01, are detailed in the Purpose of Amendment section at the beginning of the draft. Highlights include: ·Extended Services is being proposed as a service that will provide ongoing employment supports which will enable an individual…

Share Your VOICE about #HIP Proposal

Indiana Plan 1.0 We encourage the public to submit their comments on Medicaid.gov as they relate to demonstrations open for public comments. In support of transparency and open government, all public comments received are immediately posted and are in the public domain. Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services staff will review all public comments posted and we reserve the discretion to delete comments that are generally understood as any of the following: obscene, profane, threatening, or otherwise inappropriate. Refer to the Application Open for Public Comment – 10/21/14 – 11/20/14
Of note, the current HIP proposal waives non emergency medical transportation. If this, or other provisions, are important to you, please submit your comments by Nov 20

Share your VOICE about needs of mothers/families in IN

The Maternal and Child Health Division at the Indiana State Department of Health is currently conducting their 5- Year Title V Needs Assessment. An important component of this Needs Assessment is to receive input from partners, stakeholders, and community members to assess the current needs of women, children, and families in Indiana. If you would please take the time to complete this survey and provide details on the needs in your community, it would be greatly appreciated. 

The deadline to complete the survey is November 30, 2014. 
https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/TITLEV1