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HIP Workforce Bridge Proposal

The state of Indiana is proposing HIP Workforce Bridge to help Hoosiers maintain continuous health coverage while transitioning from HIP to coverage through an employer or the federal marketplace. HIP Workforce Bridge would establish a special health account to cover initial health care costs – up to $1,000 – incurred during the transition to commercial coverage. This will include premiums, deductibles, copayments and coinsurance.

All official HIP documentation can be reviewed here.

Public hearings are scheduled for:

  • Thursday May 23, 2019, 10 a.m. EDT at the Indiana Government Center South, Conference Room C 302 W Washington St, Indianapolis, Ind. This hearing also includes FSSA’s presentation of the HIP Workforce Bridge proposal to the Medicaid Advisory Committee.
  • Tuesday May 28, 2019, 9:30 a.m. EDT at the Indiana State Library, History Reference Room 211, 315 W. Ohio St., Indianapolis, Ind. This public hearing will also be accessible via web conference at https://indiana.adobeconnect.com/fssaadmin/.

Written comments will be accepted through 5:00 p.m. EDT on June 14, 2019. Comments may be sent via mail to 402 W. Washington St., Room W374, Indianapolis, IN 46204, Attention: Natalie Angel. Comments may be sent via electronic mail to HIP@fssa.in.gov.