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State lays groundwork for marketing Pence health plan

State lays groundwork for marketing Pence health plan

INDIANAPOLIS | The Pence administration has sketched out how it will promote Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 to eligible Hoosiers, even though federal officials have yet to approve the governor's proposed alternative to Medicaid expansion.

August 10, 2014 10:20 pm Related
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.

July 30, 2014 3:00 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

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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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
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
GOP doctors urge price transparency to fix health system

GOP doctors urge price transparency to fix health system

INDIANAPOLIS | Two doctor-legislators traveling Indiana on a Hoosier Healthcare Tour were quick Tuesday to diagnose problems with the nation's health system but had few prescriptions for real change.

April 15, 2014 2:30 pm Photos

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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

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

Business tax cut plans approved by Senate, House

INDIANAPOLIS | The Republican-controlled chambers of the Indiana General Assembly separately approved competing plans Thursday that both give big tax breaks to Hoosier companies.

January 30, 2014 6:00 pm

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
State lawmakers face packed agenda

State lawmakers face packed agenda

INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier lawmakers return to the Statehouse on Tuesday -- postponed from Monday due to snow and extreme cold -- for a 10-week session that's almost certain to garner national attention, put more than $1 billion in local government funding at risk and determine the future of Ind…

January 06, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Pence orders cuts after state revenue tanks

Pence orders cuts after state revenue tanks

INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence has directed state agencies and universities to cancel an additional $51.5 million in planned spending after Indiana badly missed its November revenue target.

December 09, 2013 2:50 pm Related

Legislators suggest Pence undermining health plan rollout

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.

October 22, 2013 5:15 pm
Feds OK one-year reprieve for Healthy Indiana Plan

Feds OK one-year reprieve for Healthy Indiana Plan

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.

September 03, 2013 1:24 pm Related

Lawmakers doubt Pence agency claims on Obamacare costs

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.

July 22, 2013 6:09 pm

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
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