HIP 2.0 went into effect last February and provides insurance to some low-income Hoosiers.
Some – including supporters of the program – are concerned about the measure’s consequences.
Overall, enrollment increased in 2016, but enrollment in Indiana is down by a little over 20,000.
For people living in Indiana’s rural counties, getting to a doctor is nearly twice as difficult as it is for people in mid-sized or suburban Hoosier counties.
UnitedHealth Group, the nation’s largest health insurer, said last week said it could leave the federal marketplace in 2017 because the company is losing money.
Across the 37 other states in the federal health care marketplace, the average benchmark premium price increased approximately 7.5 percent.
The Volunteers in Medicine clinic provides primary health care services to Bartholomew County residents who either don’t have insurance or are on Medicaid.
More than a dozen health care advocacy groups and insurers sang the praises of the program at a public forum Thursday.
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Americans for Prosperity has been one of the law’s most outspoken opponents.