Indiana Hoosier Healthwise

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) in Healthcare
December 19, 2018

Overview

Hoosier Healthwise is a health insurance program for Indiana children, pregnant women, and low income parents/caretakers. Health care is provided at little or no cost to Indiana families enrolled in the program. The enrolled member chooses a doctor to get regular checkups and health care for illnesses. Other health needs such as prescriptions, dental care, vision care, family planning services, and mental health services are also available as part of the Hoosier Healthwise program.

Administration

Indiana Hoosier Healthwise is administered by Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).

Program Requirements:

In order to qualify for this benefit program, you must be a resident of the state of Indiana, under 19 years of age or be a primary care giver with a child under the age of 19, not covered by health insurance (including Medicaid), and a U.S. national, citizen, legal alien, or permanent resident.

 

 

 

In order to qualify, you must have an annual household income (before taxes) that is below the following amounts:

Household Size* Maximum Income Level (Per Year)
1 $29,700
2 $40,050
3 $50,400
4 $60,750
5 $71,100
6 $81,450
7 $91,825
8 $102,225

*For households with more than eight people, add $10,400 per additional person. Always check with the appropriate managing agency to ensure the most accurate guidelines.

 

Depending on your income level, you may have to pay a premium for coverage. Please see this state's program information for details.

 

Application Details

Information on how to apply can be found here:
http://www.in.gov/fssa/dfr/2999.htm

If you have questions about the application, or need assistance, please call the Hoosier Healthwise Helpline at:
1-800-403-0864

Contact:

1-800-403-0864

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