The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has announced it will support state policies that require people to work for their Medicaid coverage.
Starting Dec. 1, patients on Indiana’s Healthy Indiana Plan will have an easier time getting certain opioid addiction medications.
When pressed again, Holcomb said the Senate bill was too much of a moving target to provide specific data.
Holcomb is seeking permission to require some adults to have a job or to enroll in a work-readiness program to qualify for Medicaid.
The state submitted its proposal May 25 to the federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services before receiving public comment in Indiana on the measure
The proposed changes were quietly released Wednesday in a letter from Gov. Holcomb. The proposal will be open for public comment until June 23.
Last week, Holcomb voiced support for overhauling the ACA, but he also said Congress should spare the increase in Medicaid funding it made available.
Indiana House Democrats say in a letter the proposal could cause "dire" results in Indiana.
Governor Eric Holcomb says he wants to see Indiana’s Medicaid expansion protected as federal lawmakers debate health care reform.
A family fears being torn apart due to deportation, the future of Indiana’s Medicaid expansion program HIP 2.0 and overcoming misconceptions about Islam.