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Consumer Advocates Preparing To Challenge Eligibility Limits, Work Requirements In HIP 2.0 Extension

August 11, 2017
Indiana has filed for an extension of an 1115 waiver for its Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0, with changes that include both a work requirement and moving premium payments from a fee based on income to a flat fee -- two waiver provisions that CMS has never previously approved for a state Medicaid program. But, multiple Medicaid advocacy groups and health care providers are preparing to challenge these elements of the waiver extension, as they say those provisions do not...

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