Formerly Family Voices IN/About Special Kids. We provide answers and resources to families and professionals who are involved in the upbringing of children with complex medical conditions, mental health diagnoses and physical/intellectual disabilities.
Family Voices Indiana encourages families to comment on the CIH Waiver Transformation. Even if your child does not currently have a waiver, s/he might in the future. This is an opportunity to make sure it will address your child's needs. On January 4, 2016, the Indiana Family and Social Service Administration Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) intends to submit a proposed amendment to the Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) waiver to the Center for Medicare and Medicaid (CMS) for consideration. DDRS has posted for public the CIH waiver second amendment to the DDRS Draft Policies for Public Comment webpage , along with a frequently asked questions document. The amendment to the CIH waiver includes additional services, and clarifications to the existing services, covered under the waiver program. Due to some limitations in the actual waiver amendment not all changes to services are reflected in that document. DDRS has posted a full set o