Indiana’s Plan: Charge Monthly Fees for Medicaid

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In a new blog post, the researchers explain why Indiana’s latest Medicaid demonstration, approved last month, is a game changer: Healthy Indiana requires that certain beneficiaries make monthly cost-sharing contributions up front to remain eligible for coverage.<br /><br />
In a recent analysis for The Commonwealth Fund, Sara Rosenbaum, Devi Mehta, and Carla Hurt of George Washington University examined what can be thought of as the first generation of federally approved Section 1115 demonstrations, undertaken by states that want to combine the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion for adults with broader program reforms.<br />
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Read the blog post for more on how Indiana’s Medicaid expansion will work, and for updates on expansion demonstrations in other states. Read the post