Experts are divided on what effect a state Medicaid expansion would have on the number of ER visits.
Indiana has declined to expand Medicaid, but state officials say they still could expand coverage through the Healthy Indiana Plan.
Medicaid expansion advocacy groups rallied at the Statehouse yesterday to appeal to legislators returning for Organization Day to expand Medicaid in Indiana.
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.
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.
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.
The company promoted the use of its kidney transplant drug Rapamune for unapproved uses.
Reimbursement rates to hospitals were cut 5 percent in 2010. The state plans to restoring 2 percent of those cuts next year.
House Ways and Means Chair Tim Brown says he will not advance a bill addressing implementation of the Affordable Care Act.
Republican leaders say uncertainty about the financial burden placed on the state by Medicaid expansion likely eliminates that option.