Indiana has submitted a proposal to the federal government to add a work requirement to its Medicaid program but didn't seek public comment from residents.
The measure will cover Hoosiers on Medicaid who get healthcare through telemedicine practices like videoconferences and electronic communications.
Verma played a large role in shaping Indiana’s Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, known as the Healthy Indiana Plan or HIP 2.0.
Governor Eric Holcomb says he wants to see Indiana’s Medicaid expansion protected as federal lawmakers debate health care reform.
MDWise, an Indianapolis-based company, announced late last month the company was dropping out of Indiana's Hoosier Care Connect program.
A close reading of Indiana's application to extend the Healthy Indiana Plan reveals misleading and inaccurate information being used to justify the extension.
Ethics experts say Seema Verma's business arrangements conflicted with her public duties.
In 2015, Indiana expanded its Medicaid program -- HIP 2.0 -- under the Affordable Care Act. The program extended coverage to about 250,000 Hoosiers.
Indiana announced Tuesday it wants the federal government to renew HIP 2.0, the state’s Medicaid expansion program, for three years.
Seema Verma played an important part in designing Indiana's Medicaid expansion under the Affordable Care Act, known as the Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0