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Pence presses feds for health plan approval

Pence presses feds for health plan approval

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence traveled to Washington, D.C., on Wednesday to personally lobby federal officials for approval of his Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 alternative to Medicaid expansion.

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Appeals court rejects tax challenge to Obamacare

WASHINGTON (AP) — In the latest effort to sidetrack Obamacare, a federal appeals court on Tuesday rejected a challenge by a conservative group that said Congress imposed new taxes unconstitutionally when it created the Affordable Care Act.

July 29, 2014 12:41 pm
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July 26, 2014 12:00 am

Pence: No need for state health exchange, despite court ruling

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has no qualms about his decision to not create a state health exchange under the Affordable Care Act, even after a federal appeals court ruled this week that residents in states lacking an exchange are not entitled to federal subsidies for health insurance purchases.

July 25, 2014 4:58 pm

State halts enrollment in Healthy Indiana Plan

INDIANAPOLIS | The Pence administration halted enrollment Thursday in the Healthy Indiana Plan because state funding for the program no longer can support additional participants.

July 24, 2014 8:38 pm
Conservative group attacks Pence health plan

Conservative group attacks Pence health plan

INDIANAPOLIS | A politically conservative think tank is targeting Gov. Mike Pence and his proposal to provide health coverage to some 400,000 low-income Hoosiers using the Healthy Indiana Plan as an alternative to expanding Medicaid eligibility.

July 23, 2014 7:47 pm Related
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July 23, 2014 12:00 am

Hoosiers warming to parts of health care law

Although not supported as a whole, elements of the Affordable Care Act are becoming more palatable to Indiana residents, a new study shows.

July 19, 2014 3:00 pm

Supreme Court ruling draws mixed reaction from Indiana

Politicians and organizations, including some from Indiana, issued comments of support and of disappointment following a Supreme Court ruling regarding contraceptive coverage.

June 30, 2014 5:00 pm
Durbin tours south suburban facility that puts people to work in medical careers

Durbin tours south suburban facility that puts people to work in medical careers

MATTESON, Ill. | Crystal Hernandez was a single mother of four young children with no real plan for her future when, one day while on the Internet, she kept noticing the same pop-up ad cropping up.

June 30, 2014 2:36 pm Photos

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GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana needs HIP 2.0 replacement

GUEST COMMENTARY: Indiana needs HIP 2.0 replacement

When Indiana Gov. Mike Pence announced his solution to the health care woes facing hundreds of thousands of Hoosiers – expanding the Healthy Indiana Plan to create HIP 2.0 – his declaration was greeted with general acclaim.

June 15, 2014 12:00 am
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May 30, 2014 12:00 am
Pence outlines Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

Pence outlines Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

GARY | In an effort to amass statewide support, Gov. Mike Pence introduced Northwest Indiana to Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0.

May 29, 2014 8:30 pm Photos

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Pence not deterred by conservative critics of his health plan

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence shrugged off criticism from national conservative groups that typically champion the Republican's policy goals and vowed Wednesday to press on in seeking federal approval for Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0.

May 28, 2014 5:00 pm Photos

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Pence visiting region to tout Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

Pence visiting region to tout Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will lead a public forum at Indiana University Northwest in Gary on Thursday promoting his proposal to increase enrollment in the Healthy Indiana Plan as an alternative to expanding Medicaid eligibility.

May 27, 2014 5:30 pm Photos

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IUN plans nurse practitioner program to address doc shortage

IUN plans nurse practitioner program to address doc shortage

Nurse Practitioner Lisa Nelson, left, visits with patient Lenora Anderson at HealthLinc in Valparaiso in September.

May 25, 2014 12:00 am
Pence touts work components of Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

Pence touts work components of Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is focusing on his goal to assist low-income, working Hoosiers in purchasing private health insurance, as he strives to convince conservative allies and critics that his Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 isn't a government entitlement program.

May 19, 2014 4:00 pm Video

Pence to detail health plan for out-of-state audiences

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is taking his sales pitch for Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 on the road this week in part to show national conservative and Republican groups he's keeping the faith, even as he seeks federal health funds provided through the much-demonized Affordable Care Act.

May 19, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pence unveils alternative to Medicaid expansion

Pence unveils alternative to Medicaid expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier Republicans, Democrats and hospitals are pleased Gov. Mike Pence now will accept health funds provided through the Affordable Care Act. But it remains to be seen whether federal officials will approve the governor's innovative terms and conditions.

May 15, 2014 2:00 pm
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