Indiana Medicaid Demonstration Raises Concerns

Executive Summary

Indiana expanded Medicaid through a demonstration waiver that some have lauded as a “potential model” for other states interested in expanding Medicaid. Senior Policy Analyst David Machledt, examining evaluations of Indiana’s so-called Healthy Indiana Program, concludes that the state’s Medicaid demonstration, so far, has generated plenty of confusion, but little evidence that it has improved access to health care services or produced healthy behaviors. (Updated May, 2019)

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