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Interim study committee schedule

Family Voices Indiana shares the following committee meeting schedule from the Indiana Association of United Ways. If you would like to attend these meetings in person, you can apply for the Family Leadership Development Fund to support your participation. Email for the application. Interim study committees are underway.  View the assigned list .  The  Commission on Developmental Disabilities will meet  Sept. 24 .  The  School Safety Interim Study Committee  will meet on  Sept. 24 . The  Commission on Autism will meet  Sept. 25 . The  Unemployment Insurance Oversight Committee  will meet on Sept. 30 . The  Committee on Child Care will meet  Oct. 1 . The  Commission on Mental Health and Addiction  will meet  Oct. 1 and Oct. 21 . The  Interim Study Committee on Common Core Educational Standards  will meet  Oct. 1 . The  Commission on Education  will meet  Oct. 8 . The  Health Finance Commission  will meet  Oct. 22 . The  Child Services Oversight Commi

BDDS 8 Seymour office has relocated

Family Voices Indiana confirmed with BDDS that the Seymour office in Southern Indiana has closed. Below is the letter sent to families in that area of the state: Effective  Monday, September 16, 2013 , our Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services’ (BDDS) district office currently located at 211 N. Chestnut St., Seymour, Ind. will relocate to 1452 Vaxter St., Clarksville, Ind.  Please be assured that this office relocation will not affect your services or our response to your inquiries and requests.  The new contact information is as follows: Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services 1452 Vaxter Street Clarksville, IN 47129 Phone:   812-283-1040 Toll Free:   1-877-218-3529 Fax:   812-285-9533 We anticipate a smooth transition and look forward to continuing our service to you. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact our office. Sincerely, Holly J. Wimsatt Field Service Director DDRS/BDDS

Health Finance Commission Notes 8.22.13

Family Voices Indiana shares the following official notes from the 8.22 meeting of the health finance commission. Of note are the exhibits, which include a letter from the Indiana Department of Insurance related to the Affordable Care Act. Other topics included:  Traumatic Brain Injury  Immunizations  Ambulatory Outpatient Surgical Center  Update on the Release of Medicaid Recipient Personal Information  The Use of Tanning Beds  The Disposal of Used Prescription Drugs  Medicaid Managed Care Organizations' Update  School Free and Reduced Price Lunch Program The notes can be found here: