Holcomb’s HIP 2.0 waiver likely to sail through Washington

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.

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Trump picks Pence ally Verma for cabinet position

President-elect Donald Trump on Tuesday said he’ll nominate Seema Verma, founder of Indianapolis-based SVC Inc. and architect of the Healthy Indiana Plan, as his pick for administrator of the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.

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Feds want to cut off funding for Carmel home health firm

Carmel-based Nightingale Home Healthcare Inc. is trying to keep from being kicked out of the federal Medicare program for allegedly putting patients in “immediate jeopardy,” according to documents in a bankruptcy reorganization case the company filed in December.

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