On August 1, 2019, the Indiana Family and Social Service Administration Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services intends to submit proposed amendments to the Family Support Waiver to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services for consideration. The waiver amendment is available for review and public comment on the DDRS Draft Policies for Public Comment webpage. This amendment adds a priority category for children of active or veteran members of the United States Armed Forces or National Guard, as required by House Enrolled Act 1296. Priority categories allow individuals who meet certain criteria to have immediate access to the Family Supports Waiver. Comments for the amendment will be accepted until 4:30 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 7, 2019, and may be emailed to DDRSwaivernoticecomment@fssa. IN.gov or mailed to the address below. Hard copies of the proposed amendment changes are available by contacting your local Bureau of Developmental Disability Services office
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