Indiana announced Tuesday it wants the federal government to renew HIP 2.0, the state’s Medicaid expansion program, for three years.
Hoosiers have four insurance providers offering plans on the Health Insurance Marketplace and about 83 percent of Hoosiers qualify for subsidies.
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More than 119,000 Hoosiers have signed up for insurance on healthcare.gov for coverage beginning Jan. 1, a nearly 9 percent increase over last year.
More than half a million Hoosiers are now covered because of the ACA, but a new report indicates that a small percentage of those people will see rising rates.
The analysis by Avalere Health finds most Indiana counties have three or more marketplace insurers offering coverage for 2017.
As the immigrant population continues to grow, the increase in need of accessible healthcare becomes evident, according to a recent survey.
Approximately 87-percent of Medicaid-eligible Hoosier kids had health insurance coverage in 2014.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services is awarding the Indiana healthcare centers federal money to help upgrade facilities and operations.
The waivers cover the costs of some services, but changes the state made to requirements meant some beneficiaries received less money for such services.