Barely two weeks after being confirmed as U.S. Secretary for Health and Human Services, former Eli Lilly and Co. executive Alex Azar is returning to Indianapolis on Friday for an announcement with state officials.
The Trump administration said Thursday it will allow states to require "able-bodied" Medicaid recipients to work, a hotly debated first in the enormous program's half-century history.
Alex Azar, a former Eli Lilly and Co. executive, acknowledged to the Senate Finance Committee that drug prices are too high and said he'd work to lower them if confirmed as secretary of Health and Human Services.
Gov. Eric Holcomb has submitted a finalized proposal allowing for changes to the state's Healthy Indiana Plan 2.0 serving low-income Hoosiers.
An Indianapolis-area chiropractor is among more than a dozen people in Indiana-based investigations and hundreds of people nationwide charged in health care fraud and opioid scams worth $1.3 billion.
The proposal would provide an additional $50 billion over four years to stabilize insurance exchanges, relying on a mechanism Republicans have criticized in the past as a way to keep insurers in the marketplace.
Indiana hospitals are bracing for congressional action that could mean deep cuts in Medicaid, which funds the state’s popular health insurance program for low-income adults.
Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb asked the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Wednesday for permission to impose such a requirement.
The fate of the Republicans’ health care bill hangs in the balance, but Gov. Eric Holcomb is giving it his support.
Indiana officials are sounding alarm bells about a plan by Republicans in Congress to cut Medicaid spending.
Indiana health care consultant Seema Verma, a protege of Vice President Mike Pence, was approved by a 55-43 vote, largely along party lines. She'll head the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, a $1 trillion agency.
Indiana health care consultant Seema Verma was approved by the Finance Committee on a 13-12 party-line vote.
Indiana health care consulting executive Seema Verma on Thursday testified before the Senate Finance Committee on her nomination to lead the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, or CMS.
A review by The Associated Press found Seema Verma and her small Indianapolis-based firm made millions through consulting agreements with at least nine states while also working under contract for Hewlett Packard.
The Trump administration and its pick to lead the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services are likely to champion the approach behind HIP 2.0—a Medicaid expansion that requires those receiving insurance coverage to have "skin in the game" by contributing financially.
A new report by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is pushing states with high Medicaid smoking rates to do more to encourage enrollees to quit and live longer.
Health insurer Cigna Corp., which has an agreement to be acquired by Anthem Inc., won’t be able to sign customers for its private Medicare plans during the fall enrollment season because of an investigation by U.S. regulators.