August Update

The Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 (HIP 2.0) waiver proposal has a very brief process delay and is now back in the hands of the federal government for review. Several new organizations plan to participate in Indiana’s HealthCare.gov Marketplace for the 2015 enrollment year. ClaimAid continues its work with the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration […]

June Update

The Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 (HIP 2.0) waiver proposal ends its public comment period and will soon go to federal government for review. A new final rule includes fines for individuals and organizations providing consumer assistance in the federal marketplace and additional information is released related to special enrollment periods and ACA Implementation. Our goal […]

May Update

Indiana announces its plan to expand the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) to provide coverage to uninsured Hoosiers and Medicaid for the Aged, Blind & Disabled moves towards managed care. On June 1st, Medicaid for the Disabled will also require a federal application for Social Security Disability Benefits. Our goal remains to provide you and your […]

April Update

Open Enrollment for the Marketplace at HealthCare.gov officially ended on March 31st though it was extended until April 15th for anyone who “attested” they had made an attempt to enroll prior to the deadline. Individuals who qualify for a “Special Enrollment Period” will now be permitted to enroll in a subsidized health insurance plan, though […]

March Update

Open Enrollment for the Marketplace at HealthCare.gov comes to an end on March 31st, 2014. Unless the federal administration extends this deadline, only individuals who qualify for a “Special Enrollment Period” will be permitted to enroll in a subsidized health insurance plan. While the state of Indiana continues to negotiate the use of the Healthy […]

February Update

On June 1st, 2014, the state of Indiana plans to transition its Medicaid program from “209(b)” to “1634” status. As a result, major changes are planned for the Medicaid for the Aged, Blind, & Disabled program. Our goal remains to provide you and your patients / clients / consumers with the ClaimAid Advantage. Spend Down […]

January Update

As we begin 2014, most of the major components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are now in effect, though the federal government has issued multiple delays and waivers of parts of the law. Indiana Medicaid is now using new applications, implemented changes to aid categories, and adheres to realigned income eligibility methodologies. The Health […]

December Update

As we approach the end of the year, the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to be very dynamic. The state of Indiana is in the process of updating its Medicaid systems both to comply with new regulations and integrate with the federal Health Insurance Marketplace. Changes to application formats, income calculations and […]

October Update

October 1st has come and gone and major components of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are continuing to move forward. Changes to Medicaid and Marketplace enrollment processes and procedures in Indiana have begun and the new coverage options become effective January 1st, 2014.  As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, we continue announce […]

***Breaking News***

Indiana gets federal approval to extend Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) for one year! This Indiana program aimed at providing affordable healthcare to otherwise uninsured adults will be extended a year as officials continue negotiating with the federal government about using it to expand Medicaid, Indiana Governor Pence announced Tuesday.    “I believe that securing the waiver […]