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January 19, 2012 at 2:32 pm Leave a comment

Understanding Medicaid Waivers Home and Community Services
for People with Disabilities Workshop

Hot Topics! Virginia Medicaid Waivers Workshop by ECNV

The workshop 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.

MEDICAID WAIVERS WORKSHOP
February 2, 2012
10 AM – 12 PM
Eligibility & Services

  • 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
  • Case management/support coordination
  • Service planning
  • Services in your home
  • Employment services

WORKSHOP LOCATION:

The workshop will be held at 2100 Washington Boulevard, Arlington, Virginia 22204 (Arlington County Human Services Building, Sequoia Auditorium—lower level).

The workshop is free and 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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