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Ind. Code Ann. § 12-11-13-10 - Statewide waiver ombudsman maintaining confidentiality and providing coordination

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The statewide waiver ombudsman receives, investigates and attempts to resolve complaints made by individuals with developmental disabilities who receive services under a waiver under the federal home and community based services program.  This law requires that the ombudsman ensure that the identity of individuals involved in an investigation be kept confidential, and allows disclosure only with the individual’s written consent or pursuant to a court order.  The law also requires that the ombudsman promote coordination among – programs providing legal services to such individuals, the division of developmental disability, providers of waiver services to such individuals and providers of necessary services.

Current as of June 2015