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Affordable Care Act (Obamacare)

Healthy Indiana Program 2.0 enrollment proceeding well

Healthy Indiana Program 2.0 enrollment proceeding well

Five months after the Healthy Indiana Program 2.0 was launched, more than 297,000 Indiana residents have enrolled in the Medicaid expansion program, which is well on its way to providing coverage to an estimated 350,000 Indiana residents. Local hospitals and health centers have been aggressive about encouraging patients to get coverage, with Methodist Hospitals and HealthLinc helping to enroll more than 1,000 people each and Gary's Community HealthNet registering nearly 400 people. In Lake County alone, around 29,000 uninsured residents are eligible for the program. Of the 297,000 signed up so far, 60,000 participants were rolled over from existing Medicaid programs for non-disabled...