Major changes are coming for 100,000 vulnerable Hoosiers as of April 1, 2024. Hoosiers 60 and over who are in nursing homes or who are receiving waiver services in the home will be required to join a Managed Care Entity (MCE) to receive their Medicaid services. Medicaid members will be […]
Eligible Hoosiers Can Now Open an ABLE Account — in Indiana (Updated January 1, 2023) Eligible Hoosiers can open an ABLE (Achieving a Better Life Experience account). An “eligible” Hoosier is a person who develops a disability before the age of twenty-six (26). The person must have had this disability […]
*Update: Medicaid Continuous Coverage Extended July 15th, 2022* The US Department of Health and Human Services on July 15th, 2022 officially extended the “Public Health Emergency” (PHE) declaration through October 13, 2022. As we noted in our previous article, “Medicaid’s Day of Reckoning: Ending the Public Health Emergency” the extension […]
Medicaid’s Day of Reckoning: Ending the Public Health Emergency On January 27, 2020, the federal government authorized a Public Health Emergency Declaration (PHE) relating to the Covid-19 Pandemic. This declaration implemented a “Continuous Coverage” requirement for Medicaid recipients, meaning Indiana cannot remove folks from Medicaid. As of June 1, 2022, […]
What is the Medicare Premium Surcharge, and How Do I Avoid It? Upon turning age 65, most people qualify for Medicare Parts A, B and D. We generally recommend that our clients select traditional Medicare and not the Medicare Advantage program (more on this next month). We tell our clients […]
FEMA announces a new program April 12, 2021, Covid-19 Funeral Assistance COVID-19 Funeral Assistance Line Number Applications begin on April 12, 2021 Phone: 844-684-6333 Hours of Operation: Monday – Friday 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern Time To see if you can get help with paying for the cost of […]
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