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Showing posts from October 11, 2009

Care Select Update

A representative of Family Voices attended the Care Select advisory council today. You may remember that when Care Select was rolled out approximately a year ago, there were some concerns voiced by families with children with a Medicaid waiver b/c many families have those children on their private insurance as well. There was often a conflict between meeting the in-network requirements for a doctor for private insurance versus trying to choose a PMP in the Care Select care management organization. Family Voices worked on a sub committee to try to work out a plan for these families and individuals. These members were not auto-enrolled in Care Select when the rest of the 70,000 members chose PMP's. Since that time, Care Select has been found to be out of compliance with this initiative because approx 2300 families/individuals with some sort of Medicaid waiver and/or level of care are not currently enrolled in Care Select. Many were just placed on traditional Medicaid, without choosi

Teacher License in Indiana

The Proposed Rule Revisions for Educator Preparation and Accountability (REPA) cannot be amended without public comments. Family Voices Indiana urges our members to share their thoughts on the training and qualifications needed for education professionals . The following options are availbe for you to give input: Comment: Add your comments to the DOE web site by clicking on, “Comment on REPA here.” You may also access the full REPA document of the proposed rules from that web site, or request to see them at the Indiana Department of Education, 151 West Ohio Street and Legislative Services Agency, One North Capitol, Suite 325, Indianapolis, Indiana. Attend one or more of the public hearings: October 27, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., at Rochester High School, 1 Zebra Lane, Rochester October 29, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., at Scottsburg Middle School, 425 South Third Street, Scottsburg November 2, 2009, at 10:00 a.m., at the Indiana State Library, Historic