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Resources by State: Indiana

How Often Do Households in the North Central Region Run out of Food?
Provides 2022 data on the percentage of households in the North Central Region who run out of food before they have funds to purchase groceries. Examines households by frequency of food insecurity, specific North Central Region state, race, marital status, income, education, and rural, urban, or suburban location.
Author(s): Antara Chowdhury
Date: 06/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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Community Health Centers Seek to Prepare Medicaid Beneficiaries, and Themselves, for the Risks Ahead
Explores how Federally Qualified Health Centers (FQHCs), including an FQHC serving rural North Carolina, are helping Medicaid beneficiaries stay enrolled or find alternate coverage during the post-COVID-19 redetermination process. Describes how operations of these FQHCs have been changed by funding from the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and pandemic-related regulatory flexibilities.
Date: 05/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Commonwealth Fund
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Evaluation of the Maternal Opioid Misuse (MOM) Model Second Annual Report (Implementation Year 1)
Provides an overview of the Maternal Opioid Misuse Model, which provides evidence-based integrated care and care coordination for pregnant and postpartum Medicaid beneficiaries with opioid use disorder (OUD). Describes activities MOM Model awardees undertook during the MOM Model's first implementation year, July 1, 2021–June 30, 2022. Discusses barriers pregnant and postpartum people with OUD face in accessing high-quality, continuous care, specifically in rural areas.
Additional links: Findings at a Glance
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, Insight Policy Research
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Comparative Effectiveness of 2 Interventions to Increase Breast, Cervical, and Colorectal Cancer Screening Among Women in the Rural US: A Randomized Clinical Trial
Evaluated the effectiveness of remote interventions compared to the standard care protocols for cancer screenings in 963 Indiana and Ohio women between 50 and 74 years old. Discusses cost-effectiveness compared to increased screening odds and the impact on health outcomes, particularly mortality.
Author(s): Victoria L. Champion, Electra D. Paskett, Timothy E. Stump, Erika B. Biederman, Eric Vachon, et al.
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 6(4)
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
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Medicaid: Characteristics of and Expenditures for Adults with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
Describes the health and demographic characteristics of adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities (I/DD) enrolled in Medicaid home- and community-based programs in 2019 in six states: Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Oklahoma, and South Dakota. Examines average per-beneficiary healthcare expenditures for I/DD beneficiaries in these states. Highlights the percentage of I/DD beneficiaries in rural areas of each state.
Additional links: Full Report
Date: 04/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Government Accountability Office
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Indiana Oral Health Workforce Data Report: 2022
Provides information on the oral health workforce in Indiana, including total licenses, actively practicing dentists and dental hygienists, demographics and education of the workforce, employment and practice characteristics, geographic distribution of workforce by county, and more.
Author(s): Analise Dickinson, Mykayla Tobin, Chelsea Sparks, Sierra Vaughn, Hannah Maxey
Date: 03/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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Indiana's Maternity Care Workforce: 2023
Provides data on the maternity care workforce in Indiana, such as number of physicians and advanced practice registered nurses (APRNs), demographic profile of workforce, services provided, and county-level maps showing location of prenatal and postnatal services, labor and delivery services, and maternity care shortage areas or Maternity Care Health Professional Target Areas (MCTAs).
Author(s): Becky Boustani, Courtney Medlock, Strategy Hannah L. Maxey
Date: 03/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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2021 Indiana Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Workforce Brief
Provides information on the advanced practice registered nurse (APRN) workforce in Indiana, such as demographic characteristics, educational requirements by role, training tracks and populations served, practice specialty, and more. Includes county-level map that shows population to APRN ratios as well as APRN role.
Author(s): Courtney Medlock, Reno Jamison, Hannah Maxey
Date: 02/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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2021 Indiana Registered Nurse Workforce Brief
Provides information on the registered nurse (RN) workforce in Indiana, such as trends, demographic breakdowns, practice setting, incentive programs, and more. Includes county-level map that shows population to RN ratios as well as primary and secondary practice locations.
Author(s): Courtney Medlock, Reno Jamison, Hannah Maxey
Date: 02/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Bowen Center for Health Workforce Research and Policy
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Evaluation of Post-Discharge Engagement for Emergency Department Patients with Opioid Use History Who Received Telehealth Recovery Coaching Services
Examines successful interventions for patients in emergency departments (EDs) who receive peer recovery coach (PRC) services via telehealth that support patients with opioid use disorder (OUD). Analyzes 13 EDs in Indiana who implemented telehealth PRC services starting in 2018, including 7 rural Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs). Includes rate of successful follow-ups proceeding PRC services broken down by patient age, sex, race, drug use method, referral types, and metro, small, or rural living location.
Author(s): Dennis P. Watson, Peter Phalen, Spencer Medcalf, Sarah Messmer, Alan McGuire
Citation: Substance Abuse Treatment, Prevention,18(9)
Date: 02/2023
Type: Document
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