Family Voices Indiana shares the following bulletin from Indiana Health Coverage Programs : The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA), through its Division of Mental Health and Addiction (DMHA) and Office of Medicaid Policy and Planning (OMPP), is proposing an amendment to the Indiana Medicaid State Plan to implement a new 1915(i) Home and Community-Based Services (HCBS) program. The program, Behavioral and Primary Healthcare Coordination (BPHC), will be used to coordinate healthcare services for individuals with mental illness and has a proposed effective date of June 1, 2014, pending federal approval. BPHC is designed to assist individuals with serious mental illnesses who do not otherwise qualify for Medicaid and do not have other third-party insurance coverage for the level of services they need to function safely in the community. The BPHC program will provide supportive and intensive community-based services to individuals who demonstrat
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