This was sent to my from the ASA-GPC. It looks like it would be a great informative day.
Just passing it along.
Finding, Funding and Keeping the Services Your DDD Child Needs
Three Session Workshop • Saturday, February 21, 2009
Meet the Experts
1 Medicaid, EPSDT & Wraparound
Learn how successful therapies for DDD children in Arizona can become available at no cost to parents
(regardless of family income) to help reduce or eliminate symptoms and challenging behaviors.
2 How to Get the AHCCCS Health Care Services Your Child Needs
Learn how to navigate the ALTCS health care maze, including what to do if you are facing the appeals
process for a denial, reduction or termination.
3 Excellent Behavioral Support for Children in their Schools and Homes
EPSDT & BHRS Funding will be thoroughly explained. You will learn how to write individualized treatment
plans so that “Medical Necessity” is established, how to access Medicaid funding for BHRS via the EPSDT
mandate and how to keep your funding until the treatment plan is finished (without having to
Mr. Steven Kossor
Steven has over thirty years of experience working
with children with developmental difficulties and is
widely recognized as an expert in EPSDT and the
Medicaid EPSDT - BHRS system. Steven founded the
Institute for Behavior Change, the Network for
Behavior Change and the Children’s Behavioral
Health Center. He also holds a Masters Degree in
Clinical Psychology and has practiced as a Licensed
Psychologist since 1981.
Ms. Jennifer Nye
Jennifer is a staff attorney at the Arizona Center for
Disability Law. She was one of three lead attorneys in
Ekloff v. Rogers, a successful Federal Class Action
Lawsuit filed against AHCCCS. Thanks to Jennifer and
her vast knowledge of EPSDT (Early and Periodic
Screening Diagnosis and Treatment), ALTCS families
no longer have to pay for their disabled children’s
“Nobody should have to sell their home to get
effective, expert professional help for their child.”
– Steven Kossor
Saturday, February 21, 2009 • 8:30am - 5:00pm (Lunch On Your Own)
Scottsdale Bible Church, 7601 Shea Boulevard, Scottsdale, AZ 85260
$30 ($40 After February 10, 2009)
Due to our difficult economic times, ASA-GPC has elected to underwrite a majority of the
original $150 fee with the generous help of both the Scottsdale Bible Church and our
speakers. Financial aid is available for low income families.
Please Make Checks Payable to: ASA-GPC
Mail to: ASA-GPC, Attention: Workshop, PO Box 10543, Phoenix, AZ 85064-0543
Register Online at: www.phxautism.org/epsdt.html
• Questions? Call Cynthia at 480.940.1093