Indiana Asks To Extend Medicaid Waiver, Won’t Pursue Block Grants

By Chelsea Cirruzzo / February 14, 2020 at 5:39 PM
Indiana is asking CMS to let the state extend its Medicaid program, called the Healthy Indiana Plan, for an additional 10 years, to 2030, after closing the door on the possibility of using the agency’s newly unveiled guidance to block grant its program. According to the waiver submitted Friday (Feb. 14), Indiana’s Medicaid program covers 570,000 able-bodied low-income adults whose incomes are at or below 133% of the federal poverty line. The last time the program was reauthorized was in...

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