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February 3, 2017

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

Noon Edition: Proposed Bill Could Impact Indiana’s Tobacco Users

This week on Noon Edition, we'll discuss a proposed bill that would raise the smoking age and increase taxes on cigarettes.

February 2, 2017

 

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New Electrical Device Helps Addicts On Probation

Greenwood City Court is implementing a new program to give opiate addicts on probation the option of rehabilitation or jail.

February 1, 2017

 

In 2015, Indiana expanded its Medicaid program -- HIP 2.0 -- under the Affordable Care Act.

Hoosiers React To HIP 2.0 Extension Application

In 2015, Indiana expanded its Medicaid program -- HIP 2.0 -- under the Affordable Care Act. The program extended coverage to about 250,000 Hoosiers.

January 31, 2017

 

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State Seeks Three-Year Renewal Of HIP 2.0

Indiana announced Tuesday it wants the federal government to renew HIP 2.0, the state’s Medicaid expansion program, for three years.

January 31, 2017

 

'Save My Care' is a national bus tour sponsored by proponents of the Affordable Care Act.

ACA Supporters Rally At Statehouse

The rally at the Indiana Statehouse was part of a national “Save My Care” bus tour sponsored by proponents of the landmark health-care law.

January 31, 2017

 

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Indiana House Advances Syringe Exchange Bill

The measure is a legislative priority for Republican Gov. Eric Holcomb and has bipartisan support, but is strongly opposed by the state's new Attorney General.

January 31, 2017

 

January 31 is the final deadline for ACA coverage.

Hoosiers Face Final Deadline For ACA Coverage

Hoosiers have four insurance providers offering plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace and about 83 percent of Hoosiers qualify for subsidies.

January 30, 2017

 

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Federal Court Strikes Down Portion Of Indiana Vaping Law

The ruling says Indiana's law cannot be applied to out-of-state e-liquid manufacturers.

January 28, 2017

 

Allen Wilson, 59, says he has debt collectors calling him over bills that should have been paid by Anthem, his former HIP 2.0 insurer.

IN’s Medicaid Model Could Spread—But It’s Not Working For Everyone

If confirmed, Seema Verma will work in the Trump administration, bringing experience designing Indiana’s unique Medicaid expansion to national conversations.

January 27, 2017

 

Bloomington Disinfectant Byproduct Levels Drop In December

City officials report that disinfectant byproduct numbers continue to fall.

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