Kentucky got the green light from the federal government Friday to require people who get Medicaid to work. It's a big change from the Obama administration, which rejected overtures from states that wanted to add a work requirement.
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, has announced it won't be renewing contracts with companies providing enrollment assistance for people shopping for health insurance on the Federal Exchange this year, including a location in Indianapolis.
Phase one of the study, developed by Indiana University's Center for Aging Research and the Regenstrief Center, placed nurses in the state's nursing homes who were trained to recognize problems in geriatric patients before they turn into full-blown issues that require hospitalization.
The federal Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS, wants to evaluate whether Hoosiers are missing out on medical care because the state won't cover transportation costs for some types of appointments.
In the last few years, new medications have come on the market that can cure hepatitis C with a more than 90 percent success rate, but for some people on Medicaid, actually getting that cure can be difficult.
Hoosiers "in the know" are getting their answers from the show that does the talking: "Indiana Week In Review." You may tune in for the news, but you'll stay for the no-holds-barred debate and discussion. A look at issues facing...