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.
The expansion of Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act meant record increases in Medicaid enrollment and spending nationwide in the 2015 fiscal year.
The amount of uninsured Hoosiers fell to just under 12% last year.