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ACA Enrollment Begins Nov 1

Americans can sign up for affordable health plan that meet their needs and their budgets at  HealthCare.gov  or their  state Marketplace websites  beginning  November 1 . Open Enrollment runs through  January 31, 2017 . Health coverage can start as soon as  January 1, 2017  for consumers who sign up by  December 15, 2016 .  A  new report  showed that 2.5 million Americans who currently purchase off-Marketplace individual market coverage may qualify for tax credits if they shop for 2017 coverage through the Marketplace. Furthermore,  new research  analyzing gains in health insurance coverage from 2010-2015 found that Affordable Care Act coverage gains have been widely shared across key demographic categories of Americans, including income, age, geography, race and ethnicity. Learn more about the  Health Insurance Marketplace and dates/deadlines . 

Managed Care Orgs for Hoosier Healthwise, HIP and Hoosier Care Connect

Indiana Health Coverage Programs (IHCP) relies primarily on a managed care delivery model to serve the healthcare needs of its members. This model is designed to combine  quality  of care with the efficient use of tax dollars. Contracted managed care entities (MCEs) provide members with medical homes, also known as primary medical providers (PMPs), responsible for all the members’ physical and mental health needs. Payment structures offer incentives for coordinating care, keeping members healthy, and identifying and eliminating fraud and abuse.  Under state law, MCE contracts are four years in duration, with two optional one-year extensions, necessitating the need for reprocurement at least every six years. Accordingly, the Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) recently conducted a procurement for MCEs to serve the approximate 1 million members enrolled in the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) and the Hoosier Healthwise programs.  As a result of the procurement proc

Exciting NEWs from Family Voices Indiana

Exciting  NEW s from Family Voices Indiana! We’ve been working hard these past few months to better serve YOU! We’re really excited about the results—the same great, reliable information and support you’ve come to expect from us but much easier to use! Here are some of our  NEW  and  IMPROVED  changes! 1.  We have a  NEW  toll free number! Just dial 844-F2F-INFO  (844-323-4636 ) to be connected with a specialist who best meets your needs, including someone who is bilingual, if you need support in Spanish.    We have a  NEW  fax number , too:  317-960-4291 2.  We have a  NEW  website! Visit  www.fvindiana.org  to find resources, fact sheets, contact info, and MORE! 3.  We have  NEW  Transition to Adulthood fact sheets and trainings! Learn more about supported decision making, guardianship, employment, special needs trusts, and more. 4.  We have a  NEW  logo! We updated our logo to better represent our mission of advocacy BY families FOR families. We encourage you to share