For anyone interested, this presentation will be an hour long presentation that can be approved for CM external training credits.
On Friday, February 16 at 10 AM (EST) Advocacy Links will be hosting a webinar featuring Cathy Boswell, with In*Source. Cathy is a Regional Specialist for Families with Special Needs. Cathy will be presenting on Special Education. She will be discussing Article 7, how the special education program in Indiana works and answering questions. In the future, she will be presenting a follow up presentation on IEPs. Please join us for this session. Below is the link to register to attend.
KESSLER SURVEY ON EMPLOYMENT
The Kessler Foundation has released the results of a new national survey that shows that employers are striving to recruit, hire, train, and retain people with disabilities, and reveals areas of opportunity for even greater successes in the workplace. The 2017 Kessler Foundation National Employment and Disability Survey: Supervisor Perspectives is the first survey to look at the effectiveness of these practices from the perspective of supervisors of employees with and without disabilities. Results of the 2017 Survey, which was commissioned by Kessler Foundation and conducted by the University of New Hampshire Institute on Disability (UNH-IOD)
The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services (BDDS) announced they will host a Train-the-Trainer Core A/B Medication Administration training session on March 9, 2018, at the Indiana Government Center South in Indianapolis. The training session will be held in Conference Center rooms 4 and 5 from 9 AM – 4 PM EST and is for agency nurses who work for approved BDDS providers. Once the training is completed, agency nurses will be approved to train agency staff.
The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) posted the following important information to the provider website at indianamedicaid.com on January 23, 2018 (unless alternate date is noted).
Bulletins and Banner Pages
- IHCP to mass adjust or mass reprocess claims for certain mental health codes that may have denied inappropriately
- Sign up now for spring 2018 IHCP provider workshops
The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) released the following notice regarding Person Centered Individualized Service Plan Trainings – Makeup dates for case managers and BDDS staff.
Case managers who were unable to attend the Person Centered Individualized Service Plan (PCISP) trainings in the fall of 2017, will need to attend a makeup session to ensure appropriate training and preparation for the transition to the PCISP and BDDS Portal implementation. Please see below for dates and registration information.