Healthy Indiana Plan http://wboi.org en Pence Says Recent ACA Rulings Point to Repeal http://wboi.org/post/pence-says-recent-aca-rulings-point-repeal <p>Governor Mike Pence says recent court rulings on the Affordable Care Act should send a message to Congress to repeal the controversial healthcare law.</p><p>Two federal appeals courts this week issued conflicting rulings on subsidies offered to consumers who purchase health insurance through federally-run exchanges – one court invalidated them, the other upheld them.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 25 Jul 2014 18:26:00 +0000 Brandon Smith 33718 at http://wboi.org Pence Says Recent ACA Rulings Point to Repeal Healthy Indiana Plan Enrollment Ends for 2014 http://wboi.org/post/healthy-indiana-plan-enrollment-ends-2014 <p>Indiana is cutting off enrollment in the Healthy Indiana Plan because the program has reached this year’s funding limit.</p><p>When the federal government reauthorized HIP, the health insurance program for low-income Hoosiers, last year, it required Indiana to lower the income eligibility ceiling from 200 percent of the poverty level – about $47,000 &nbsp;a year for a family of four – to 100 percent – roughly $23,000 &nbsp;a year.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 24 Jul 2014 20:53:13 +0000 Brandon Smith 33689 at http://wboi.org 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 Healthy Indiana Plan Clears Its Waiting List http://wboi.org/post/healthy-indiana-plan-clears-its-waiting-list <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The Healthy Indiana Plan, the state’s health insurance program for low-income Hoosiers, has added all the applicants from its waiting list to the program for 2014. But&nbsp;that list was dramatically shorter than in previous years.&nbsp;</span></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 16:08:12 +0000 Brandon Smith 25198 at http://wboi.org Healthy Indiana Plan Coverage Extended http://wboi.org/post/healthy-indiana-plan-coverage-extended <p>More than ten thousand Hoosiers set to lose health insurance coverage through the Healthy Indiana&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Plan will get to keep those plans for a few more months. The state is reacting to enrollment issues surrounding the Affordable Care Act.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 10 Dec 2013 23:14:12 +0000 Brandon Smith 24026 at http://wboi.org FSSA Wants to Expand Healthy Indiana Plan http://wboi.org/post/fssa-wants-expand-healthy-indiana-plan <p>Negotiations are underway between the state and federal government to provide healthcare coverage to more Hoosiers by expanding the Healthy Indiana Plan.</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Since taking office in January, Governor Mike Pence has been singularly focused on extending the Healthy Indiana Plan for another year.&nbsp; The federal government granted that extension earlier this month.&nbsp;</span></p> Tue, 17 Sep 2013 16:59:43 +0000 Brandon Smith 20440 at http://wboi.org FSSA Wants to Expand Healthy Indiana Plan Healthy Indiana Plan Extended One Year http://wboi.org/post/healthy-indiana-plan-extended-one-year <p>More than 36 thousand Hoosiers with health insurance through the Healthy Indiana Plan will get to keep their plans for another year.&nbsp; Indiana reached an agreement with the federal government for an extension of the state’s health insurance program for low-income Hoosiers through 2014.</p><p></p> Wed, 04 Sep 2013 20:09:16 +0000 Sean Bueter 19892 at http://wboi.org Healthy Indiana Plan Extended One Year