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Beverly Roberts, Director Mainstreaming Medical Care, The Arc of New Jersey
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 Developmental Disabilities
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.