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Medicaid Work Incentive Network (M-WIN) – West Virginia

M-WIN is West Virginia’s Buy-In program, enabling workers with disabilities to buy Medicaid benefits in exchange premium payments based on a sliding scale. The flyer directs potential consumers to a 1-800 number for more information and to begin participation. The spec sheet gives detailed eligibility information.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51699

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Earn Income and Keep Medicaid in Virginia with 1619(b) – training presentation

Here is an example of a tool used to educate service providers and consumers about how SSI recipients can keep Medicaid through 1619(b) even if the earn too much to continue receiving an SSI check. The presentation covers eligibility requirements and the application process. In addition, it points people towards resources for further help and information if needed.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51687

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Improving Access to Health Coverage for Transitional Youth

NASHP produced this report and webinar to help states provide Medicaid and SCHIP coverage to youth involved with or exiting foster care and juvenile justice systems. The report focuses on simplifying enrollment, enhancing retention through transitions, and integrating services with partners. The webinar slides present the report findings in brief and highlight programs in New Mexico and Washington that focus on the juvenile justice system and youths released from incarceration.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51658

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Rhodes to Independence – Rhode Island MIG Resources

In 2000, Rhode Island launched an initiative called “Rhodes to Independence” (RTI) to promote systems changes that reduce barriers to employment. RTI focuses on health care, transportation, housing, youth transitions, and diversity. Below, find RTI’s 2005 annual report, a recruitment brochure for the RI Business Leadership Network, and brochures in English and Spanish advertising Sherlock, a health insurance program for employed people with disabilities.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51657

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State Medicaid Policy Choices Under the Deficit Reduction Act Provisions Affecting Children and Adults with Mental Disorders

This report and the accompanying tables summarize ways in which states have implemented optional Medicaid programs authorized by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 (DRA). Each section of the report explains a program states have the option of implementing, which states did so, and how these changes affect people with mental disorders. The tables illustrate key characteristics of the programs in each participating state.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51642

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Amendment to the Ticket To Work and Self-Sufficiency Program; Final Rule

These are the final rules on the Ticket to Work and Self-Sufficiency Program published May, 2008 by the Social Security Administration. The changes were authorized by the Ticket to Work and Work Incentives Improvement Act of 1999. The rules affect the areas of eligibility, funding for employment networks, and reimbursement allocation and sharing between employment networks and state vocational rehabilitation agencies, among others.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51625

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The CMS Medicaid Targeted Case Management Rule: Implications for Special Needs Service Providers and Programs

This issue brief reviews how new rules issued by CMS governing Medicaid coverage of targeted case management (TCM) services would affect people with complex health needs receiving home and community-based services. The author finds that the availability of several important services and strategies used in TCM would be significantly reduced. New record keeping requirements would also increase administrative burdens and costs.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51618

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In the Driver’s Seat: A Guide to Self-directed Mental Health Care

Here, consumers and advocates can find information and tools needed for effective self-directed mental health care. The guide summarizes the goals of self-directed planning and the rights of the consumers. It also lists strategies by states to support these services. Fact sheets and questions-and-answers provide further information on financing, eligibility, evaluation, planning, and support brokerage.

Short URL: http://www.advancingstates.org/node/51617


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