As the news of federal approval of HIP 2.0 sank in for Hoosiers on Tuesday, additional details about the implementation of the new Medicaid expansion emerged. All of the basics about the new expansion are available in this overview
. But the following are 10 additional facts you should know about HIP 2.0.
Gov. Mike Pence received a federal nod for his Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) 2.0 Medicaid expansion on Tuesday, January 27, from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).
The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act required a revalidation, or a re-enrollment, for all Medicare providers enrolled prior to March 25, 2011. Medicare Administrative Contractors (MAC) have been contacting providers, and once they receive their revalidation notice, providers have 60 days to respond. The massive special revalidation is expected to be completed by March 2015.