FSSA announces managed care contractors for Healthy Indiana Plan, Hoosier Healthwise members

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) has selected Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield, CareSource Indiana, MDwise Inc. and Managed Health Services of Indiana to negotiate contracts to administer health care services for the approximately 1,000,000 enrollees in the Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Healthwise programs starting January 1, 2017. The contracts would be effective for a maximum of six years.  CareSource will be a new option for members.

Pharmacy and dental services will be included in the contract for the Hoosier Healthwise program, aligning with the Healthy Indiana Plan and Hoosier Care Connect programs. coordinated under one comprehensive contract.

There will be an open enrollment period later this year for Hoosier Healthwise members to switch plans, if desired, and Healthy Indiana Plan members are able to switch plans once a year at their eligibility renewal. FSSA will provide more information about the open enrollment period for Hoosier Healthwise members at a later date.

The Healthy Indiana Plan serves nearly 400,000 adults between the ages of 19 and 64 with incomes below 138 percent of the federal poverty level. Hoosier Healthwise serves about 600,000 children and pregnant women.

More information about the Healthy Indiana Plan can be found here.

More information about the Hoosier Healthwise program can be found here.