The Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS) has announced that the proposed amendment to Indiana’s Community Integration and Habilitation (CIH) Waiver and the Family Support Waiver (FSW) are now available for public comment. The amendments can be accessed on the DDRS Draft Policies for Public Comment Web page and comments will be accepted until May 12, 2016 at 4:30 PM.
The proposed amendments include information regarding the 2.5 percent provider rate increases mandated in Indiana House Enrolled Act 1001, effective July 1, 2015 - section 137, page 169. For a detailed list of proposed changes in the amendment, you may review the announcement and Purpose of Amendment section of the draft.
INARF members may submit comments electronically to CIHW@fssa.in.gov, and are asked to send a courtesy copy to Sarah Chestnut. Alternatively, written comments may be mailed to:
CIH Amendment Public Comment
c/o Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services
402 W. Washington St., #W453 P.O. Box 7083, MS26
Indianapolis, IN 46207-7083
INARF will review the proposed CIHW and FSW Amendments in detail, and work with the Board of Directors to develop the Association’s official comments. Once available, these will be shared broadly with the membership.
We hope you find this information useful. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions or need additional information.