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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 process, the FS…

Exciting NEWs from Family Voices Indiana

Exciting NEWs 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 your voice and advocate for your own family and …