The Indiana Supreme Court has declined to take a case involving a man who was seriously injured in a crash and amassed over $625,000 in medical bills.
The amount of uninsured Hoosiers fell to just under 12% last year.
Indiana's uninsured rate fell slightly from last year, but the rates in other states fell more sharply as the Affordable Care Act went into effect.
A group of volunteers in Bloomington plans to help Monroe County's 15,000 uninsured navigate the new health care exchanges.
Individuals in Clark, Jefferson, Ripley, Scott, Warrick and Washington counties will have access to federal funding to help recover from the devastation.
Nearly 12-percent of the state’s population is uninsured. Health care providers got to ask state officials about their plans to improve that statistic.
The IDHS will use the information to see if residents are eligible for federal relief.
The Census Bureau’s latest report on poverty shows a double digit increase.