Pence Wins Approval to Expand Medicaid in Indiana on State Terms

Indiana wins federal approval to accept Medicaid expansion under Obamacare using state plan for insuring low-income adults, Republican Governor Mike Pence says.

  • Obama administration approves state’s application for waiver from Medicaid rules to offer coverage to 350k starting Feb. 1
  • NOTE: Pence, potential 2016 presidential candidate, has been negotiating with federal officials about expanding Healthy Indiana Plan he says promotes “consumer-driven” health care, with features such as required monthly contributions
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