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
The state recently announced it was cancelling the planned cuts and keeping 2016 rates in place.
Medicaid-eligible Indiana teenagers enroll at a rate of five percent less than eligible younger kids.
Approximately 87-percent of Medicaid-eligible Hoosier kids had health insurance coverage in 2014.
The waivers cover the costs of some services, but changes the state made to requirements meant some beneficiaries received less money for such services.
The Indiana Youth Institute reports over half of Indiana’s children aren’t getting the dental care that they need.
There is a cure for Hepatitis C, but it can cost as much $100,000.
Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly & Co. is part of a federal probe examining drug-pricing practices related to Medicare and Medicaid.
Vigo County commissioners gave the OK on Tuesday for the county to pay the FSSA’s portion of Medicaid costs for qualifying offenders.
The expansion of Medicaid through the Affordable Care Act meant record increases in Medicaid enrollment and spending nationwide in the 2015 fiscal year.