A state-commissioned evaluation by the Lewin Group found the majority of enrollees both below and above the poverty line chose the so-called “HIP Plus” account.
Anthem’s deal with Connecticut-based Cigna had been in the works for more than a year.
Sen. Donnelly says the shortage of mental health providers in the military is an ongoing issue.
The move to codify HIP 2.0 in state law helps solidify the initiative but it may also pose restrictions.
Approximately 87-percent of Medicaid-eligible Hoosier kids had health insurance coverage in 2014.
The federal evaluation is to determine if transportation costs are preventing access to care.
The initial deadline for Jan. 1 coverage was Dec. 15.
Open enrollment started Nov. 1 and runs until Jan. 31, 2016.
Open enrollment started Sunday and runs through Jan. 31.
Across the 37 other states in the federal health care marketplace, the average benchmark premium price increased approximately 7.5 percent.