As someone who was in on the birth of the Healthy Indiana Plan from the very beginning, I suppose I should feel paternal warmth at the praise that has been heaped on the program by Gov. Mike Pence in recent weeks.
HAMMOND | The owner of medical imaging businesses in Northwest Indiana entered into a plea agreement Wednesday regarding a kickback scheme in which he allegedly paid two doctors to refer their Medicare and Medicaid patients to his businesses.
INDIANAPOLIS | The Pence administration halted enrollment Thursday in the Healthy Indiana Plan because state funding for the program no longer can support additional participants.
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.
Tuesday, the state of Indiana submitted its proposal for the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 to the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
Timing is everything. That's as true for politics and public policy as for everything else.
It appears that on a regular basis we now hear news accounts of individuals, in the midst of a psychiatric crisis, who severely wound or kill others, often before taking their own lives.
INDIANAPOLIS | Gov. Mike Pence's Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 and preschool education program face uncertain futures after the head of the state agency responsible for implementing them announced Monday she's quitting.
SPRINGFIELD | Controversial cuts made to some Medicaid programs in 2012 will be restored to low-income Illinois residents this fall.
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.
Like others of her generation, Betty Cockrum had a "political awakening" in 1968.
Social conservatives and Planned Parenthood have clashed for decades, especially in Indiana. The tactics have included limiting access to Planned Parenthood services and cutting off government funding.
SPRINGFIELD | The same agency that gave health care benefits to dead people is now working to make sure prison inmates aren’t getting them, too.
CHICAGO | An auditor's report released Thursday provided new details about the Illinois Medicaid program's overpayment of $12.3 million for medical care for 2,850 people who were dead.
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.
When the early historical accounts of Mike Pence’s first stint as a government executive are assembled, the critical moment will likely be 10 a.m. May 15, 2014.
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.
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.
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's plan to expand Medicaid, but under his terms rather than the federal government's, is getting early praise. It's better than nothing, but it's not the best it could be.
The May 15 edition of the Roundtable discusses Gov. Pence's plan to expand Medicaid; the Indiana Board of Education changing licensing requirements for teachers; and the showdown between the Lake County Council and Sheriff John Buncich over additional correctional officers for the Lake County Jail.
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