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Stakeholder Engagement

Stakeholder engagement is essential, and FSSA is committed to co-designing an mLTSS program that is right for older Hoosiers. The state is engaging national experts, providers, members and caregiver communities to ensure a diverse range of voices is represented.

Stakeholders:

  • Recipients and families
  • Caregivers
  • Nursing homes
  • Assisted living facilities
  • Home-based providers
  • Health care providers
  • Area Agencies on Aging
  • AARP
  • Advocates
  • Experts in the needs and wellness of older adults
  • Health coalitions (Indiana Minority Health Coalition, Faith-based groups)

Webinars:

Older Hoosier and Caregiver Advisory Group

The Older Hoosier and Caregiver Advisory Group will provide valuable feedback and recommendations on how to effectively engage older Hoosiers and caregivers and to ensure that the voices of older Hoosiers and their caregivers are heard. Click to read more about this group.

The information on this website does not apply to long-term services and supports for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities under age 60. To learn more about LTSS services available through the Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services, please visit www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs.

RFI Codesign Meetings

These meetings were held with stakeholders who volunteered to participate from January-June 2021 preceding the FSSA’s release of a mLTSS Request for Information. A series of topics areas were presented with program recommendations. Click here to learn more.

Lunch and Learns

FSSA began hosting Lunch and Learns in March 2021 and has continued to host discussions monthly. Stakeholders and FSSA team members present on topics important to the wide range of services and supports available to older Hoosiers and their caregivers. Click here to learn more.

Medicaid Finance Workgroup

FSSA created the Medicaid Finance Workgroup to engage stakeholders in strategically transitioning out of current fee-for-service LTSS reimbursement structures and foster alignment across incentive and payment structure. Stakeholder meetings began in February 2021 and then divided into 4 more specific workgroups: Nursing Facility Base Rates, Nursing Facility Supplemental Payments (Upper Payment Limit), Nursing Facility Quality & Value Based Purchasing, and Home Health and HCBS Base Rates.