The number of people enrolled for health insurance from the public exchange is up this year. About 175,000 of those are Hoosiers.
Now that the federal exchange website is running more smoothly, health care groups are again trying to help people sign up for insurance.
Indiana is extending health coverage for high-risk individuals because of the problems the federal government's health exchange website has been experiencing.
The health insurance options for younger people have significantly changed under the Affordable Care Act.
Navigators in Indiana are reporting a high volume of calls as Hoosiers seek information about the marketplace-a key portion of the Affordable Care Act.
The proposed bill would create a state-run healthcare exchange, and expand the state’s Medicaid program to add as many as 400,000 Hoosiers.
Gregg says a hybrid system, in which the state and federal government co-run the exchange is the best option that will help reduce the state’s costs.
Some states have delayed setting up a state exchange system because they question the constitutionality of the Affordable Care Act.