Indiana's Medicaid waiver program covers more than 40,000 uninsured

May 2009
State Health Watch;May2009, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p1
The article offers information on the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP), which allows a state to provide a benefits package to a low-income population that would not qualify for Medicaid. It is intended for uninsured Hoosier adults aged 19 to 64 who earn less than 200% of the federal poverty level. HIP includes a Personal Wellness Responsibility Account, a basic commercial benefits package and coverage for preventive services. Physician services, prescriptions and disease management are some of the services covered by HIP.


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