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Indiana News

News stories from the past 60 days.

USDA Invests $276 Million in Rural Electric Infrastructure
Mar 13, 2018 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced that they are investing $276 million in loans through the USDA Rural Development's Electric Program. These loans will be used to build new and improve upon old rural electric infrastructure and support smart grid technologies in Colorado, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Ohio, and Virginia.
Source: U.S. Department of Agriculture
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HHS Approves New Healthy Indiana Medicaid Demonstration
Feb 2, 2018 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved Indiana's Section 1115 waiver, the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP). The waiver has been expanded to include a work or community engagement requirement for able-bodied, working age Medicaid enrollees, as well as new funding authority to expand treatment options for substance abuse.
Source: U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
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Indiana Healthy Indiana Plan Extended for One Month
Jan 29, 2018 - The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) approved an extension to Indiana's Healthy Indiana Plan through the end of February while CMS and the state work through final details. When the waiver is approved, Indiana will expand drug treatment options, among other things.
Source: Office of Indiana Governor Eric J. Holcomb
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Last Updated: 3/14/2018