The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services will evaluate whether a waiver to HIP 2.0 causes patients to miss appointments.
HIP 2.0 went into effect last February and provides insurance to some low-income Hoosiers.
A proposal lawmakers are considering would roughly double the state's cigarette tax.
The expansion offers three different levels of coverage and will cover 350,000 uninsured Hoosiers.
Senate President Pro Tem David Long is warning of far-reaching consequences if the government rejects Indiana's request to expand the Healthy Indiana plan.
The state still awaits word on its proposed healthcare expansion plan known as HIP 2.0.
Indiana is cutting off enrollment in the Healthy Indiana Plan because the program has reached this year’s funding limit.
The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration is beginning to plan the implementation of HIP 2.0, even though it isn't yet federally approved.
Governor Mike Pence's proposed Healthy Indiana Plan has been met with both support and criticism in Indiana.
The state is holding a public comment period while it seeks federal approval to expand the Healthy Indiana Plan.