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The Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), CSHCS Division is announcing a new COMPETITIVE grant funding opportunity for innovative approaches to addressing early intervention for visually impaired children ages 0-3 years of age. This is a new grant application, and anyone with a project proposing to address needs in the early childhood visually impaired population is encouraged to apply.
This application packet has two components: a word document (most of the grant application packet, instructions, etc) and an Excel file (budget forms). Deadline for submission of the grant application, including budget forms, is Friday, November 20, 2015 at 5:00pm EST.
Please submit applications to MCHBusinessUnit@isdh.IN.gov.
Questions about this competitive grant or the application may be directed to Shirley Payne, MPH, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
CSHCS is now able to accept and process Prior Authorization (PA) for ABA T-codes.
The acceptable T-codes are 0364T and 0365T or 0368T and 0369T. CSHCS will write PAs for these codes if the participant has primary insurance coverage that requires the billing of T-codes. Please remember that our policy still does not allow paraprofessionals to give ABA therapy to our participants. CSHCS must know the number of hours per week that the BCBA or BCaBA directly supervised by the BCBA on site will provide ABA therapy.
If an ABA provider has a PA in place for 2015 with 97532 or 96152 for a participant, please understand that the Claims section cannot pay for the same dates of service for T-codes and 97532 or 96152.
The maximum benefit for each participant remains $10,000 per calendar year.
If you have any questions regarding these changes, please contact the Prior Authorization Unit at 1-800-475-1355, Option 3.
To print this for your records: T-Code Communication Letter