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Indiana State Health Commissioner Dr. Kris Box highlighted the state’s decreasing infant mortality rates at this month’s Commission on Improving the Status of Children meeting. Despite recent improvements, minority communities across the state still remain most vulnerable. 

The Indiana Democratic Party teamed up with doctors to share stories about the impact the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, has had on Hoosiers. The partnership aims to rally support for the ACA, as it heads to the Supreme Court shortly after the election.

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After Rebecca and Bruce Austin gave birth to their daughter, they struggled to get pregnant again. So they signed up to become foster parents.

“I wouldn’t change it for anything,” says Rebecca, reflecting on the past nine years. 

 

 

Of the nine children the Austins have fostered, they adopted four and are still caring for a fifth. Their children range in age from 22 to 4. 

And the five still living at home see 14 doctors.

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.

Educators Learn Advocacy At School Health Conference

Jun 28, 2019
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Mental health and Medicaid were some of the policy topics presented at the annual School Health Conference in Indianapolis this week but therewas also push for more action.

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