indiana medicaid

Indiana rolled out changes to part of its Medicaid program earlier this summer. Some enrolled in the program have to report certain activities like working or volunteering to keep their coverage.

Attorney Amanda Hall runs the Medical Legal Partnership of Evansville, a program of Indiana Legal Services. She spoke with WNIN’s Isaiah Seibert about how she’s seen the changes unfold.

The National Federation of the Blind filed a lawsuit in federal district court against the Indiana state agency that handles Medicaid benefits. The lawsuit alleges the state agency has committed “systemic violations of the civil rights of blind Indiana residents.” 

Community Groups Oppose New HIP Work Requirements

Jul 1, 2019
Jill Sheridan / IPB News

The Healthy Indiana Plan, or HIP, started its Gateway to Work Program this year, and July 1 is the first day some recipients are required to log hours to keep coverage. A new campaign to oppose the requirements has launched with a protest near the statehouse. 

Sarah Fentem / Side Effects Public Media

Hoosiers who receive health insurance through the Healthy Indiana Plan, or HIP, may have to start logging work hours. 

The state of Indiana has proposed a new program to help transition people from Indiana’s Medicaid expansion program, HIP 2.0, to commercial health insurance. If approved, the HIP Workforce Bridge program will be the first of its kind.

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