Verification of U.S. Citizenship

FSSA Policy states: 2402.15.10 Verification of U.S. Citizenship In compliance with federal law (Section 1903(x) of the Social Security Act as added by the Deficit Reduction Act of 2005) documentation of citizenship is required as a condition of eligibility for Medicaid, Hoosier Healthwise, and HIP. The requirement applies to applications filed on and after August […]

2016 Benefit Updates

This update provides information about Social Security taxes, benefits and costs for 2016.  By law, some numbers change automatically each year to keep up with changes in price and wage levels. SSA UPdate 2016 EN-05-10003 Additionally, here is a helpful SSD facts sheet to print and review. SSD factsheet

Avoiding Problems with HIP Payments

To avoid potential problems with FSSA and the MCE acknowledging payment of the Fast Track or POWER account contribution please follow the guideline below:   Submit a copy of the confirmation payment that was made to the selected MCE ( adding any missing identifying information; name, case number or SS#, date and amount) via FAX […]

MCE Contact Info for Medically Frail Determinations

You may assist with a pt’s HIP coverage to be considered and expanded to HIP State Plan by contacting the MCE and submitting documentation to support the pt’s health conditions.  Please use the contact information below when submitting documentation.  MHS: Most everything goes through one person, Michelle Warner.  Her contact info is: 877-647-4848 ext. 20691 […]

Industry Update: IDOI Hearing for Indiana Navigator and Application Organization Proposed Rules

On April 12th, the Indiana Department of Insurance (IDOI) will hold a public hearing on a proposed rule relating to individuals acting as a navigator and entities acting as an application organization in Indiana. Some items to be discussed are: Certification and Registration Requirements Precertification Education and Examinations Continuing Education Duties Conflicts of Interest Privacy and […]