The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services, Bureau of Rehabilitation Services implemented Phase 1 of the electronic Claims Payment System for Vocational Rehabilitation service vendors in April, 2018. Phase 1 is vendor registration. The vendor registration process is now open to ALL VR service vendors, including incorporated businesses and sole proprietors/ individuals. All vendors that submit invoices to VR for payment of claims must complete the registration process by December 7, 2018.
Thank you to the many INARF Organizational Members listed below who have submitted the Membership Renewal Agreements for 2019 in advance of this afternoon’s deadline. While there are a multitude of membership benefits that occur throughout the year, the additional opportunity of winning the INARF 2019 Annual Conference Package is only available to timely submissions prior to the drawing at the October 26 INARF Board of Directors meeting. For further details on the Annual Conference Package or questions on completing your renewal agreement, please contact Nanette Hagedorn, Director, Member Services.
The links to September 2018 employment data for Indiana counties, cities and MSA’s are listed below:
Employment Report (Local Area Unemployment Statistics)
Labor Force Estimates for U.S., Indiana, MSAs, Counties, Cities
Ranking of Indiana Counties by Unemployment Rate
Indiana County Map with Unemployment Rates
The Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) posted the following important information to the provider website at indianamedicaid.com on October 16, 2018 (unless alternate date is noted).
Bulletins and Banner Pages
• IHCP announces IEP-related nursing services rate for calendar year 2019
The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services Bureau of Developmental Disabilities Services will host a Train-the-Trainer Core A/B Medication Administration training session on December 7, 2018, at the Indiana Government Center South in Indianapolis. The training session will be held in Conference Room 19 from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. EDT 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.