Researchers at Purdue are optimistic that the findings could help relieve opioid abuse.
The report measures many behaviors, including physical inactivity.
The law would not require Medicaid to cover mental health and substance use treatment.
A report from the Congressional Budget Office predicts 24 million people will lose insurance coverage if the proposed ACA replacement passes.
Verma played a large role in shaping Indiana’s Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, known as the Healthy Indiana Plan or HIP 2.0.
Approximately 250,000 people currently have coverage through HIP 2.0.
The new project is a partnership between the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the CDC Foundation.
A new study has found that restricting opioid prescriptions may have an unintended side effect: more overdose deaths involving heroin and fentanyl.
The move is awaiting approval from the Indiana University Health board.
Ethics experts say Seema Verma's business arrangements conflicted with her public duties.