Virginia Medicaid Waivers Workshops

November 1, 2010 at 12:00 pm Leave a comment

Virginia Medicaid Waivers WorkshopsUnderstanding Medicaid Waivers
Home and Community Services for People with Disabilities
Workshops

These workshops will cover the 7 Virginia Medicaid Waivers – the application process and service implementation. Time will be allotted for questions. Our goal is to provide you with information that is understandable for you to use in accessing Medicaid Waiver services.

WORKSHOP 1 – Applying for Waivers
November 6, 2010
11 AM – 1:30 PM
(lunch will be provided)

Eligibility
• Overview of Virginia Medicaid Waivers
• Eligibility – criteria and process
• How to decide which Waiver you need
• Using the appeal process
• Wait list process
• Advocacy to address the wait lists

WORKSHOP 2 – Accessing Services
December 4, 2010
11 AM – 2:30 PM
(lunch will be provided)

Services
• Case management/support coordination
• Service planning
• Services in your home
• Employment services
• Advocacy to address the wait lists

WORKSHOP LOCATION
Both workshops will be held at 2300 Clarendon Boulevard, Suite 305, Arlington, Virginia 22201.

You are welcome to attend both workshops. The workshops are free.
The workshops will be presented by ENDependence Center of Northern Virginia (ECNV, Inc.).

REGISTRATION
Pre-registration is requested at least 4 working days prior to the workshop. Later registration will be accepted if space is available and should be made by phone.

Email registration:
Email your name and phone number along with a request for disability accommodations to:
hannahm@ecnv.org

Phone registration:
Ask to speak with Hannah Manila.
Voice: (703) 525-3268
TTY: (703) 525-3553

ACCOMMODATIONS:
Disability accommodations will be provided. Please make your request when you pre-register.

The Waiver workshops are a part of the Medicaid Waiver Training and Information grant which is administered by the Endependence Center in Norfolk in collaboration with the following:
• Access Independence, Winchester
• Autism Society – Central Virginia, Richmond
• Blue Ridge Independent Living Center, Roanoke
• Care Connection for Children, Norfolk
• Disabilities Resource Network, Bedford
• disAbility Resource Center, Fredericksburg
• Eastern Shore Center for Independent Living, Exmore
• Endependence Center of NOVA, Arlington
• Hanover Arc, Ashland
• Independence Empowerment Center, Manassas
• Infant & Toddler Connection of Rappahannock Rapidan, Culpeper
• Intellectual Disabilities Agency of the New River Valley, Christiansburg
• Parent Resource Center, Montgomery County Public Schools
• Piedmont Community Services, Martinsville
• Resources for Independent Living, Richmond
• Special Education Advisory Committee, Culpeper
• The Arc of NOVA, Falls Church
• The Arc of Virginia, Richmond
• Valley Associates for Independent Living, Harrisonburg

74% of the funding for this product was provided by the Virginia Board for People with Disabilities (VBPD) under the federal Developmental Disabilities and Bill of Rights Act. For more information on the Board, please contact VBPD, 1100 Bank Street, 7th Floor, Richmond, VA 23219, (800) 846-4464, Info@VBPD.virginia.gov, or visit www.vaboard.org.

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