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    Participant Information

  • BHDDH Developmental Disabilities Division Open Door Sessions Schedule
  • A Time for Action
  • For individuals with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (I/DD), the Division of Developmental Disabilities has an Integrated Community Employment Income Disregard which allows individuals with I/DD to disregard income earned through employment up to a certain amount. For more information please see the attached form or speak to your Social Worker. Employment Form
  • The Sherlock Plan (Rhode Island Medicaid Buy-In for Working People with Disabilities Program) The Sherlock Plan is a Medicaid Buy-In Program for adults with disabilities that provides comprehensive health coverage. The program is intended to help individuals with disabilities maintain or obtain health coverage and other services and supports that will enable them to maintain employment. There may be a monthly premium. If an individual is offered employer-based coverage that is cost-effective the individual may be required to enroll in that plan.

    *** The premiums and income information provided in this document are those that are current for the year 2013 and may change in following years.