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.

Educators Learn Advocacy At School Health Conference

Jun 28, 2019
Barnaby Wasson / Flickr

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.

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.

Funding For Doulas Cut Out Of Budget

Apr 25, 2019
Sen. Jean Breaux (D-Indianapolis) is the bill's author. She says the legislature was more focused on limiting women's access to health care than reducing infant mortality. (Lauren Chapman/IPB News)
Jill Sheridan

A bill to cover doulas under Medicaid passed the Indiana legislature and was signed into law. The money for the measure, however, was stripped out of the budget in the last days of session.

Lawmakers Face Tight Budget After New Revenue Forecast

Dec 17, 2018
State fiscal analysts present the State Budget Committee with a new revenue forecast. (Brandon Smith/IPB News)
Brandon Smith

A new state revenue forecast gave lawmakers good news and bad news Monday. The good news: Indiana will have more than $800 million in new money for the next state budget.

Pages