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.
Approximately 250,000 people currently have coverage through HIP 2.0.
Legislative leaders say the future of Indiana’s health care program, HIP 2.0, is uncertain with some federal lawmakers aiming to repeal its funding source.
A close reading of Indiana's application to extend the Healthy Indiana Plan reveals misleading and inaccurate information being used to justify the extension.