INDIANAPOLIS | Lawmakers from both political parties pushed back against the Pence administration's implementation of the Affordable Care Act Tuesday during an Obamacare presentation by the Indiana Department of Insurance.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Healthy Indiana Plan, a government-supported high deductible health insurance program used by some 37,000 low-income Hoosiers, will continue through at least 2014 — but about a third of current participants will be forced out.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Pence administration has opened a second front in its war on the Affordable Care Act, embracing potentially deceptive cost estimates that some Democrats believe are intended to deter Hoosiers from purchasing health insurance on the state's federal-run exchange.
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.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Republican Gov. Mike Pence on Monday signed two "jobs bills" that create zero jobs for the 276,500 Hoosiers currently looking for work.
INDIANAPOLIS | In a Statehouse filled with Republicans diligently working to undermine implementation of the Affordable Care Act, state Rep. Ed Clere, R-New Albany, is instead seeking a path under the federal law that ensures low-income Hoosiers gain access to low-cost health care.
INDIANAPOLIS | A House committee agreed Monday to require Republican Gov. Mike Pence negotiate with federal officials over a potential expansion of Medicaid eligibility in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | Standing in front of an oversized report card on the House floor Thursday, Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, awarded midterm grades to the Republican supermajority: "D-" for supporting traditional public schools; "Incomplete" for aiding the middle class; and "B+…
INDIANAPOLIS | For the first time since 2010, the Indiana General Assembly has made it to the midpoint of its annual session without a walkout, boycott or protest shutting down the business of the legislature.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | Debate and discussion over whether Indiana will expand its Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act will continue for at least the next two months.
INDIANAPOLIS | The House did not vote prior to a Monday deadline on legislation to expand Medicaid under the Affordable Care Act using the Healthy Indiana Plan as a model.
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.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Indiana Hospital Association called on state lawmakers Monday to expand Medicaid eligibility under the Affordable Care Act after a study showed expansion would provide the state $3.4 billion in added economic activity and support 30,000 jobs.
INDIANAPOLIS | House Democratic Leader Scott Pelath, D-Michigan City, lashed out Friday at top legislative Republicans for not taking steps to decide whether Indiana should expand its Medicaid program under the new federal health law.
INDIANAPOLIS | State Sen. Karen Tallian, D-Ogden Dunes, will lead the effort to expand Indiana's Medicaid program under the Affordable Care Act, potentially providing health coverage to about 400,000 additional low-income Hoosiers at little cost to the state.
INDIANAPOLIS | On his second day in office, Republican Gov. Mike Pence presented legislators with a two-year budget plan that reduces the personal income tax rate and increases funding for education and most state agencies by 1 percent.
INDIANAPOLIS | A health care expert who teaches law at Indiana University believes the General Assembly will approve an optional expansion of Medicaid eligibility under Obamacare.
INDIANAPOLIS | A doctor has been put in charge of Indiana's financial health.
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