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CJP Training Series-How IV-B and Medicaid Overlap with WY's Juvenile Court

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How IV-B and Medicaid Overlap with Wyoming's Child Welfare and Juvenile Court Systems

Jan Stall, Eligibility and Operations Administrator, Wyoming Department of Health, Division of Healthcare Financing;  Lisa Brockman, RN, Division of Healthcare Financing-Medicaid, Wyoming Department of Health; Tammy Cooley, Project Director, Magellan Healthcare; and Veronica Pedersen, MSW, CPM, Community Liaison, Magellan Healthcare will present an overview of Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Plan (CHIP). They will address service delivery changes, transition, options for application submission and processing times as they relate to Medicaid and CHIP in Wyoming.  They will address the Affordable Care Act (ACA) changes concerning income eligibility for the Family Care Program and the program for former foster care youth.  They will also discuss Wyoming's Children’s Mental Health Waiver and the services provided pursuant to this waiver and how High Fidelity Wraparound services work when the child has serious emotional and behavioral issues. The representatives from Magellan Healthcare will discuss the services offered by Magellan, a managed care company, and how to access their services in Wyoming.  The presentation will include information about how these services intersect and support families involved in Wyoming's child welfare and juvenile court systems.