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Hoosiers tell feds HIP 2.0 not good enough

Hoosiers tell feds HIP 2.0 not good enough

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosiers overwhelmingly told federal health officials they oppose Gov. Mike Pence's proposed Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 alternative to Medicaid expansion for low-income residents.

September 22, 2014 9:00 pm Related
GUEST COMMENTARY: Your doctor will love HIP 2.0

GUEST COMMENTARY: Your doctor will love HIP 2.0

Indiana physicians will love the expanded Healthy Indiana Plan. Here’s why: Long before Washington gave us the Affordable Care Act, Indiana played a pioneering role in another well-established health care reform movement, consumer-directed health care.

August 26, 2014 12:00 am
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
Pence has plan to reduce Indiana's uninsured population

Pence has plan to reduce Indiana's uninsured population

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence will reveal Thursday his new strategy to provide health coverage for low-income uninsured Hoosiers using the Healthy Indiana Plan, instead of expanding Medicaid eligibility under the federal Affordable Care Act.

May 13, 2014 6:59 pm

Indiana to stop paying for early elective births

INDIANAPOLIS | Indiana's Medicaid program no longer will pay the hospital or physician costs for births prior to 39 weeks gestation, unless medically necessary or occurring naturally.

May 05, 2014 2:15 pm
Indiana still pursuing federal approval for Medicaid expansion alternative

Indiana still pursuing federal approval for Medicaid expansion alternative

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence is confident his administration can continue crafting an Indiana alternative to Medicaid expansion, despite Friday's departure of Kathleen Sebelius as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services.

April 11, 2014 4:30 pm Related

Health insurance enrollment deadline nears

Uninsured Americans have less than a month to enroll in health care coverage, a requirement of the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

March 02, 2014 5:00 am

EDITORIAL: Indiana should expand Medicaid

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's continued fight against expanding Medicaid coverage for Hoosiers remains a political football. But the ones getting tackled are uninsured Hoosiers.

February 09, 2014 12:00 am

Women may get more options following miscarriage

INDIANAPOLIS | A woman who miscarries at a hospital, birthing center or other medical facility would get more control over the miscarried remains under legislation unanimously approved Monday by a House committee.

January 27, 2014 5:05 pm Related

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Tallian urging Legislature to 'just say yes' on Medicaid expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, is continuing her efforts to expand Medicaid eligibility in Indiana, even though Republican Gov. Mike Pence and the Republican-controlled Legislature take pride in resisting the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare.

January 12, 2014 8:53 pm
PUC nursing leader honored by statewide hospital association

PUC nursing leader honored by statewide hospital association

Peggy Gerard, professor and dean of Purdue University Calumet’s College of Nursing and interim vice chancellor for Academic Affairs and provost, recently received the Indiana Hospital Association’s Award of Merit during the IHA's annual meeting at Indianapolis.

January 06, 2014 12:00 am
Lawmaker questions Pence moves on health care

Lawmaker questions Pence moves on health care

INDIANAPOLIS | State Rep. Charlie Brown, D-Gary, is not impressed with state efforts to dream up complicated workarounds to the Affordable Care Act when implementing the law would immediately provide health coverage to an estimated 400,000 low-income Hoosiers.

December 02, 2013 12:30 am Related
BRIAN HOWEY: Health care amidst amber waves of grain

BRIAN HOWEY: Health care amidst amber waves of grain

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence achieved a bureaucratic goal Tuesday when the Obama administration signed off on a one-year extension of a federal waiver for the Healthy Indiana Plan.

September 08, 2013 12:00 am

Pence team not working on Medicaid expansion alternative

INDIANAPOLIS | With just three months until millions of low-income Americans start signing up for an expanded Medicaid program, the Pence administration revealed Tuesday it has yet to begin talking with the federal government about creating an Indiana alternative.

June 25, 2013 6:00 pm
Top Democrat condemns GOP 'punting' to expand Medicaid eligibility

Top Democrat condemns GOP 'punting' to expand Medicaid eligibility

INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, is only half-joking when he describes a new law permitting the sale of uninspected frozen rabbit meat at roadside stands as the jobs bill of the just-concluded 2013 legislative session.

May 12, 2013 12:00 am Photos

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Pence signs 'jobs bills' that create no jobs

Pence signs 'jobs bills' that create no jobs

INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed two "jobs bills" that create zero jobs for the 276,500 Hoosiers currently looking for work.

April 15, 2013 6:00 pm

Pence may have free hand in Medicaid negotiations

INDIANAPOLIS | It was always a long-shot that Indiana would expand eligibility for its Medicaid program as directed by the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, given the distrust of the federal government by the state's Republican-controlled Legislature and Republican Gov. Mike Pence. 

April 01, 2013 12:00 am Related

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Website provides Indiana health stats

A new website, launched with funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, gives Hoosiers a look at the state of their health.

March 14, 2013 5:00 pm
Republican leaders pessimistic on Medicaid expansion

Republican leaders pessimistic on Medicaid expansion

INDIANAPOLIS | Barring an epiphany by Republican leaders at the Statehouse, Indiana appears likely to become one of just a few states nationwide refusing to expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act.

March 01, 2013 4:30 pm Related

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Pence bars Medicaid expansion except on his terms

Pence bars Medicaid expansion except on his terms

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence and Republican state lawmakers have drawn a line in the sand on expanding Medicaid eligibility that all but guarantees some 400,000 uninsured Hoosiers will be unable to obtain or afford health coverage next year.

February 13, 2013 3:19 pm Photos

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