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December 8, 2014


The Children’s Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) Program has developed a Request for Authorization form for providers. The use of this form is required when submitting requests for prior authorization. You may print and make copies as necessary. Please complete and submit this form each time you request a prior authorization, along with any other necessary documentation. This form will help to streamline the authorization process and allow us to make a determination more quickly and efficiently.

August 1, 2014


The Participant and Provider Manuals are both completely updated with the newest forms and information.  Please make sure you have the most recent version.  

Participant Manual
Provider Manual

February 17, 2014


The 2014 Household Income Guidelines are now available through the Participant Eligibility page.

December 30, 2013


Effective on 1/1/2014, the Indiana State Department of Health (ISDH), Children's Special Health Care Services (CSHCS) Program will implement changes to V5010 835 Electronic Remittance Advice (ERA).  The ISDH, CSHCS will be populating TRN04 - Reference Identification with the value 400C(2-digit Fiscal Year)SNM.  This new value represents the CSHCS PROGRAM within the ISDH Agency. Please make changes accordingly to accommodate this newly populated data element.  

CSHCS Provider Bulletin 0011