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Ohio health plan to open Indy call center with 200 workers

CareSource, a 25-year-old managed Medicaid plan that covers more than 1.3 million people in Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana, said the Indianapolis center will be managed by Xerox Corp.
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House GOP sues administration over health care law

House Republicans say the Obama administration overstepped its legal authority in carrying out the Affordable Care Act.
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BioCrossroads attracts another $2.4M from Fairbanks Foundation

The money is designed to further the life sciences group's work on such initiatives as the Indiana Biosciences Research Institute and the Indiana Health Information Exchange.
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Anthem cited for misrepresenting doctor networks in California

In the case of Anthem, 12.5 percent of doctors were not at the address listed for them, while 12.8 percent were not willing to accept the health plans purchased on the exchange.
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Feds OK extension of original Healthy Indiana Plan

Federal officials have approved a renewal of Indiana's Medicaid-covered health saving accounts for low-income residents through next year.
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New type of cholesterol drug shows promise in study

The results have immediate implications for 1 million Americans who suffer mild heart attacks or chest pain each year. They may also make it easier for other experimental medicines from companies such as Eli Lilly to reach patients.
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Pence wants HIP 2.0 approval now; delay could cause confusion

Thousands of Hoosiers who are buying health coverage through a federal insurance exchange could face confusing changes if Indiana gets permission to offer its own program sometime next year.
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$1.4M judgment against Walgreen sets health privacy precedent

A Marion County jury verdict affirmed Friday by the Indiana Court of Appeals upheld a $1.4 million verdict for a Walgreen pharmacy customer whose prescription information was provided to a third party.
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Hall Render opens Denver, Philly offices

Indianapolis-based Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman PC, one of the nation’s largest health care law practices, has expanded by opening offices in Denver and Philadelphia.
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IU Health's third-quarter profit nearly quadruples

Indianapolis-based IU Health saw big increases in outpatient surgeries and imaging tests in the three months ended Sept. 30, reversing year-long declines. Hospitals nationally are also posting improved performances.
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