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July 25, 2014

 

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Gov. Pence Renews Effort To Repeal Affordable Care Act

After conflicting federal rulings on healthcare subsidies, Gov. Mike Pence hopes Congress will rethink healthcare reform.

May 5, 2014

 

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FSSA No Longer Paying For Early Elective Deliveries

The state will not fund births that are typically covered under Medicaid dollars if mothers opt for an elective delivery prior to 39 weeks.

April 11, 2014

 

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Nursing Homes Aim To Cut Billions Spent On Hospitalizations

OPTIMISTIC seeks to reduce Medicaid and Medicare costs by treating patients in nursing homes instead of transferring them to the hospital.

April 1, 2014

 

Indiana offers complete Medicaid coverage for tobacco cessation treatments , but the state still has the seventh highest smoking rate in the country.

CDC: Indiana Medicaid Provides Good Anti-Smoking Treatment

Indiana offers health coverage to Medicaid patients for tobacco cessation programs, but anti-smoking advocates say that's not enough.

January 3, 2014

 

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Emergency Room Visits Up Across The State

Experts are divided on what effect a state Medicaid expansion would have on the number of ER visits.

December 6, 2013

 

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Up To 400,000 Hoosiers Fall Into Medicaid Coverage Gap

Indiana has declined to expand Medicaid, but state officials say they still could expand coverage through the Healthy Indiana Plan.

November 20, 2013

 

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Groups Rally At Statehouse To Expand Medicaid

Medicaid expansion advocacy groups rallied at the Statehouse yesterday to appeal to legislators returning for Organization Day to expand Medicaid in Indiana.

October 15, 2013

 

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45 Percent Of Indiana Fast Food Workers Receive Public Aid

More than half of the nation’s fast food workers use public aid programs to support their families according to a new labor study released Tuesday.

October 10, 2013

 

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Pence: Shutdown Is Not Affecting Health Care Negotiations

The governor says his administration is still in talks with the federal government over whether Indiana can use the Healthy Indiana Plan to expand Medicaid.

September 3, 2013

 

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Feds Agree To One-Year Extension Of State Health Insurance

The federal government has extended Indiana's pilot health insurance program for another year, while the state looks for other ways to expand health care.

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