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Indiana Family & Social Services Administration
Medicaid Select: (800) 444-0966


Indiana Autism Waiver
Administering Agency: Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services and the Bureau of Developmental Disabilities
Age Range: 0-22 years
Number of Slots Available: Approximately 400
Eligibility: Children must have an autism diagnosis. The waiver does not cover children with PDD/NOS (Pervasive Developmental Disorder/Not Otherwise Specified) or Asperger’s Syndrome.
Financial: The child must be Medicaid eligible. Parents’ income is taken into account when determining eligibility.
Services Provided: Applied Behavior Analysis, behavior management, community education, respite care, occupational therapy, speech therapy and nutritional counseling
Provider Qualifications: The state has established provider qualifications for lead therapists, senior therapists and line staff.

Official Program Name: Indiana Hoosier Healthwise 1915(b)
State: Indiana
Waiver Authority: 1915(b)
Date Originally Approved: 09/13/1993
Implementation Date: N/A
Expiration Date: N/A
Summary: Hoosier Healthwise is a statewide 1915(b) mandatory managed care waiver program with a risk-based managed care (RBMC) component and a primary care case management (PCCM) system, called Primestep. TANF and TANF-related Medicaid beneficiaries have a choice of enrolling in either of these two delivery networks. The aged, blind and disabled (ABD) Medicaid populations are mandatorily enrolled in the PCCM component only. This portion of the waiver is referred to as Medicaid Select. All recipients are enrolled when newly eligible for Medicaid or at redetermination. All Medicaid beneficiaries are required to enroll in Hoosier Healthwise except dual eligibles, nursing facility residents, spend-down recipients, members of Federally recognized Tribes, 1915(c) home and community based services (HCBS) waiver participants, and persons with severe mental illness.

Official Program Name: IN - Waiver for Persons with Developmental Disabilities
State: Indiana
Waiver Authority: 1915 (c)
Date Originally Approved: 10/1/2001
Implementation Date: N/A
Expiration Date: 9/30/2009
Summary: To provide case management, respite, adult day services, habilitation (residential, community, prevoc & supported employment), environ mods, transportation, spec med equip & supplies, PERS, family & caregiver training, adult residential care, adult foster care, behavioral support, health care coordination, psychological therapy, PT, speech, OT, music therapy, recreational therapy, person centered planning facilitation, independence assistance, community transition and rent & food for unrelated live-in caregivers for individuals MR/DD.


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