Across Indiana, 64 hospitals are facing total federal penalties this year estimated at $9.3 million, according to the Indiana Hospital Association. Nationally, hospitals will pay an estimated $420 million.
The prices health insurers charge Hoosiers on the Obamacare exchange will drop more than in any other state next year. But for most Hoosiers, that’s bad news. Lower average premiums statewide means smaller tax subsidies statewide to reduce the cost of Obamacare policies.
Many parents of children with special needs have to choose between working to help cover added expenses or unemployment so they can tend to their child full time. Financial planning is vital for these families, parents and special-needs advocates said.
New data released Wednesday morning suggest that Eli Lilly and Co.'s Alzheimer's drug has a modest but lasting impact on the memory-sapping disease. But analysts worry the impact is too small to be meaningful.