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Jill Sheridan

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July 1, 2019

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Community Groups Oppose New HIP Work Requirements

Community Groups Oppose New HIP Work Requirements

A coalition of labor, faith and community groups delivered thousands of petitions against Indiana’s HIP work requirements to Gov. Eric Holcomb’s office Monday.

July 1, 2019

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People On HIP Need To Start Logging Hours To Comply Work Requirements

People On HIP Need To Start Logging Hours To Comply Work Requirements

An estimated 70,000 to 80,000 people on HIP, Indiana’s Medicaid expansion program, may have to comply with work requirements if they don’t meet certain exemptions.

June 28, 2019

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Educators Learn Advocacy At School Health Conference

Educators Learn Advocacy At School Health Conference

Mental health and Medicaid were some of the policy topics presented at the annual School Health Conference in Indianapolis this week, but there was also push for more action.

June 26, 2019

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Obesity Rates Down For Children On WIC

Obesity Rates Down For Children On WIC

Obesity rates among preschool age children who receive federal food assistance are down, according to a new analysis, and Indiana’s numbers follow the trend.

June 24, 2019

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Bodega Model Addresses Access To Healthy, Affordable Foods

Bodega Model Addresses Access To Healthy, Affordable Foods

Lower-income neighborhoods across the state have less access to healthy food choices. An estimated 200,000 people in Indianapolis live in a food desert.

June 20, 2019

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Indiana Nurse Practitioners Join Opioid Treatment Force

Indiana Nurse Practitioners Join Opioid Treatment Force

The SUPPORT act, signed into federal law last year, extended authorization for nurse practitioners to prescribe medication-assisted treatment, or MAT, for opioid addiction.

June 19, 2019

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Rule To Include Drugs Prices In Ads Challenged

Rule To Include Drugs Prices In Ads Challenged

In the lawsuit, the drug companies say the rule would create confusion because patients do not usually pay the full price after insurance and other discounts are factored in.

June 18, 2019

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Report: Indiana Improved Kids Health Ranking

Report: Indiana Improved Kids Health Ranking

The annual report finds Indiana in the 29th spot overall, a slight decline from last year.

June 14, 2019

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Program To Use Intervention, Support To Tackle Gun Violence In Indianapolis

Program To Use Intervention, Support To Tackle Gun Violence In Indianapolis

The Gun Violence Intervention strategy works to identify individual people most at risk of being shot or shooting someone.

June 14, 2019

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Indiana Health Goals Fall Short In Economic Report

Indiana Health Goals Fall Short In Economic Report

Indiana has made strides in a plan to improve the state’s economic outlook but a number of health measures, like smoking rates and drug-related deaths, could be holding back progress.

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