insurance http://wboi.org en Pence Proposal Replaces Medicaid with HIP 2.0 http://wboi.org/post/pence-proposal-replaces-medicaid-hip-20 <p></p><p>The Pence Administration is seeking a waiver to replace Indiana’s Medicaid program with a new version of the Healthy Indiana Plan. Pence says HIP 2.0 will feature three new options for uninsured Hoosiers.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Speaking at Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis today, Governor Pence unveiled a new state-sponsored health care plan that would cover Hoosiers who earn up to 138% of the federal poverty limit.</span></p><p></p> Thu, 15 May 2014 20:55:58 +0000 Jimmy Jenkins 30454 at http://wboi.org Pence Proposal Replaces Medicaid with HIP 2.0 Interview: U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh on Obamacare http://wboi.org/post/interview-us-assistant-secretary-health-dr-howard-koh-obamacare <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week, President Barack Obama announced more than six million people had signed up for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act.</span></p><p>The deadline to enroll – <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/03/26/294889936/that-health-insurance-deadline-now-comes-with-wiggle-room">or at least get started on the process</a> – is midnight on Monday, March 31st.</p><p>In the weeks leading up to the deadline, the Obama Administration has been on a major public relations push to spread the word, and the pace of enrollment <a href="http://n.pr/1iEuTDd">has picked up dramatically</a>.</p><p> Mon, 31 Mar 2014 17:22:16 +0000 Sean Bueter 28438 at http://wboi.org Interview: U.S. Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Howard Koh on Obamacare Counselors Race to Enroll Minority Residents Before ACA Deadline http://wboi.org/post/counselors-race-enroll-minority-residents-aca-deadline <p></p><p></p><p><span style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: 'Times New Roman'; font-size: 18.88888931274414px; line-height: normal;">President Barack Obama announced Thursday <a href="http://www.npr.org/blogs/thetwo-way/2014/03/27/295311611/obamacare-enrollment-exceeds-6-million">more than six million people</a> had signed up for health insurance through federal Affordable Care Act exchanges. </span></p> Fri, 28 Mar 2014 15:22:03 +0000 Katy Anderson 28335 at http://wboi.org Counselors Race to Enroll Minority Residents Before ACA Deadline The Hidden Costs of Health Care http://wboi.org/post/hidden-costs-health-care <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Westchester Medical Center recently had to reverse positions. Their decision to refuse all insurance plans available on the New York Health Insurance Exchange was met with </span><a href="http://www.poughkeepsiejournal.com/article/20140202/NEWS12/140202005/Westchester-Med-Center-won-t-accept-ACA-patients" style="line-height: 1.5;">moral outrage</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">. Wed, 19 Feb 2014 20:58:36 +0000 Abraham Schwab 26771 at http://wboi.org The Hidden Costs of Health Care Insurance company plans $15 million expansion http://wboi.org/post/insurance-company-plans-15-million-expansion <p></p><p></p><p>A company that provides insurance to churches and other ministries has announced it will expand its headquarters on its 30-acre campus in Fort Wayne.</p><p>Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company will invest $15 million to build a 55,000 square foot facility, which it expects to be operational by early 2014.</p><p>The company says the move could create up to 102 new jobs in the next four years.</p> Thu, 27 Dec 2012 16:01:27 +0000 Sean Bueter 8501 at http://wboi.org