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Developmental Disabilities

BDDS provider application process

BDDS is currently accepting applications for new Home- and Community-Based Waiver providers . The announcement about the new provider approval process may be found by clicking here and the updated Approval Process Policy may be reviewed by clicking here. Please contact Celia Bartel for an application at Celia.Bartel@fssa.in.gov.

Process for adding temporary services/counties during COVID-19 public health emergency

Requirement: Provider must have been approved by BDDS and OMPP prior to March 1, 2020.

Providers wanting to add a temporary service will email a request to BDDSProviderServices@fssa.in.gov.

Temporary services during COVID-19

Service typeProvider typeWaiver
Respite care services*Any BDDS providerCIH & FS
Rent and food for unrelated caregiver *Any BDDS providerCIH
Structured Family CaregivingAny BDDS providerCIH

*New provider type

BDDS case management application packet

The state is currently not accepting applications to provide HCBS case management waiver services through BDDS.

Notice of Action - Register or update NOA email(s)

Providers may register or update their NOA email address by clicking here. If a provider needs more than one address registered or updated, please submit a JIRA Help Desk ticket by clicking here. Instructions on how to register or update an email address, as well as how to submit a JIRA Help Desk ticket, are available at the links below:

Train-the-Trainer Core A/B Medication administration trainings


Rate methodology stakeholder webinar

In March 2019, FSSA hosted a stakeholder webinar to introduce its home- and community-based services rate methodology project. Additional stakeholder opportunities will be available as each division conducts its project as described in the webinar. Individuals may view the webinar recording and slides below: