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Mind Wellness

Mental Health & Insurance: Where Are We Now?

Image Source: Pexels Mental health is an essential aspect of healthcare. An estimated 56% of Americans seek such care for themselves or loved ones. Yet, medical insurance does not always cover mental health treatment.  As awareness of the importance of accessible mental health care grows, insurance provisions are increasingly covering this dimension of health. However, […]

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Government

Who’s Preventing Single Payer Insurance?

Big Money Against Single Payer Insurance By: Todd Smekens Muncie, IndianaBlog– Lots of interesting news floating around on the internet about the G20 Summit, Russia, Trump, #FakeNews, etc., but none of these distractions are as important as our health care crisis in America made worse by income and wealth inequality. As Warren Buffet recently lamented, […]

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Government

Governor Pence – HIP 2.0, a “Victory for Conservatism”

Governor Mike Pence Accepts Obamacare Expansion in Indiana MUNCIE, IN NEWS – Busy week last week for Governor Mike Pence with his leaked announcement of a state-run news agency called JustIN and the federal government approving his HIP 2.0 modification to our state’s Medicaid insurance program. As we’ve written before on Muncie Voice, our governor […]

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Government Wellness

Gov. Mike Pence Wants Tax on Hoosiers in Poverty

It’s hard enough when 76% of ALL Americans are living paycheck to paycheck, but Gov. Mike Pence wants to increase taxes on poor people, or as he puts it, “have skin in the game”, when it comes to their health and wellness needs. I guess the idea is if you pay a forced tax into […]

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Wellness

Is Healthcare.gov the Future? We Ask a Health Futurist

by Charles Ornstein, ProPublica Ian Morrison is a health care futurist. Companies, trade groups and nonprofits call on him to speak about trends in health care and offer prognostications of what the future brings. I’ve heard him speak a few times and his knowledge and sense of humor drew me in right away. Last Friday, […]

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Government

Indiana Awards HP $220 Million Medicaid Contract

Indiana Awards HP $220 Million Medicaid Contract (via MarketWired) SOURCE: HP June 05, 2013 07:45 ET HP to Implement interChange Medicaid System to Provide Indiana Flexibility to Tackle Healthcare Evolution PALO ALTO, CA–(Marketwired – Jun 5, 2013) – HP Enterprise Services today announced that the Indiana Department of Administration, on behalf of the state’s Family…