Public Forum for Families of Individuals with Developmental Disabilities (Middlesex)
Saturday, October 14, 2017 9:30 am - 1:30 pm
Location: NuView Academy Annex, 1690 Stelton Rd, Piscataway Township, 08854
Beverly Roberts, The Arc of New Jersey, Director, Mainstreaming Medical Care This presentation will focus on the importance of Medicaid for both healthcare and DDD services, and how to access Medicaid services (including Personal Care Assistance and the Personal Preference Program). Additional topics will include: how to file a Medicaid appeal, the ability to maintain Medicaid eligibility while being employed and how a parent's retirement will affect their child's Social
Security Income (SSI) and Medicaid benefits.
Nkechi Ugoji, Senior Coordinator, Transition, Policy & Training, Division of
This presentation will provide an update on DDD’s switch to a fee-for-service system, enrollment of individuals on the Supports Program, changes to DDD housing policies and the Community Care Waiver Waiting List.