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
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.