VEYO NON-EMERGENCY MEDICALTRANSPORTATION (NEMT) CONTRACT TERMINATION – TALKING POINTS

VEYO NON-EMERGENCY MEDICALTRANSPORTATION (NEMT) CONTRACT TERMINATION – TALKING POINTS Veyo, LLC has terminated its contract with the Idaho Department of Health and Welfare to provide Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Services (NEMT) for Medicaid beneficiaries in Idaho, effective March 5, 2018. The Department of Health and Welfare and the State Division of Purchasing (DOP) are working to secure the services of a new NEMT provider with no disruption in services to Medicaid participants. Approximately 100,000 NEMT trips are provided each month for Idaho Medicaid participants who need transportation to access their Medicaid-covered services. Participant and Stakeholder Callers Veyo will continue to provide … Continue reading VEYO NON-EMERGENCY MEDICALTRANSPORTATION (NEMT) CONTRACT TERMINATION – TALKING POINTS

2018 Idaho Election Calendar

February 16, 2018 Last day to pre-register to vote for the March 13 election. March 2, 2018 Last day for an application for a mail-in absentee ballot to be received by the County Clerk for the March 13 election. March 9, 2018 Last day for in-person absentee voting and for early voting for the March 13 election. March 13, 2018. Election 8:00am to 8:00pm (*) At clerks option, polling places may be opened at 7:00am. Absentee ballots must be submitted to the County Clerk’s Elections office by 8:00pm. April 20, 2018 Last day to pre-register to vote for the May … Continue reading 2018 Idaho Election Calendar

If You Are Having Problems with Veyo – CID Wants to Hear About It.

The Consortium for Idahoans with Disabilities (CID) is collecting information regarding issues that people with disabilities (and/or parents of children with disabilities) may be experiencing with non-emergency medical transportation being provided by the new managed care organization Veyo. CID is sharing these concerns with the Department of Health and Welfare, legislators, and VEYO in an effort to determine what problems may exist and how to provide immediate solutions. Idaho Parents Unlimited (IPUL) is hosting a form on their website for you to share your story, as well as to be contacted for more information. Please click here to go to … Continue reading If You Are Having Problems with Veyo – CID Wants to Hear About It.

IDVR has Exciting Programs for Transition Age Students

Idaho Division of Vocational Rehabilitation offers services and programs especially designed for transition-age students (between 15-21 years old and attending high school or post-secondary education) with disabilities.  Click on the links below for more information. IDVR Pre-Employment Transition Services – idvr-pre-employment-transition-services-10-2016 PREP Academy 2017 –  A summer transition program for students with disabilities interested in attending college. Students participate in a five day, five night on-campus college experience. idvr-bsu-prep-academy-2017 The McCall Outdoor Science School Program –   Five day residence camp to learn scientific and ecological principles and job skills that lead to successful employment. idvr-mccall-outdoor-program-10-2016

Judge rules in favor of DRI in lawsuit by Ada County Coroner

Disability Rights Idaho received congratulations from the National Disability Rights Network in obtaining a strong opinion and court order from a U.S. District  Court requiring the Ada County Coroner’s office to release records to the P&A as part of an investigation into a suicide death at a psychiatric hospital.  To read the complete account of the case, please click here Coroner lawsuit