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There is currently a waiting list for (LOCAL) Child Less Adults. Please check back for further details as they become available or Visit the State of Indiana, Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) Website for more details.


The Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) is a health insurance program for uninsured adult Hoosiers ages 19-64. The program is sponsored by the State of Indiana and requires sliding-scale monthly contributions from enrollees. (Participants pay between 2% and 5% of their gross family income; the exact amount depends upon income level and family size). Enrolled members choose a primary care physician for wellness care. Diagnostic, medical, hospital, mental health, and prescription services are also covered by the HIP plan. To learn more about the plan visit the web pages listed above, available at the State's HIP Website.

To be eligible for the Healthy Indiana Plan, an individual must meet income guidelines; must not have access to employer-sponsored health insurance coverage; and must have been uninsured for at least six months prior to enrolling in HIP. Applicants in a family of four, for example: would be eligible for HIP if the family's income does not exceed $44,100 a year; the maximum income level for a family of two is $29,140. Eligibility Guidelines are covered in detail at the State's HIP web pages by clicking on the link provided above.

An individual cannot be excluded from the Healthy Indiana Plan based on their medical condition. If an applicant meets HIP eligibility criteria, they will not be denied coverage because of pre-existing and/or serious medical conditions, including chronic diseases such as cancer and HIV/AIDS. The HIP application includes a brief medical questionnaire to identify applicants with serious health conditions, in order to facilitate placement and immediate medical coverage in the Enhanced Services Plan.

To apply for HIP, you can pick up an application at the City of Bloomington, Community and Family Resources Department, located at City Hall at Showers Plaza, 401 N. Morton Street, Suite 260, or an application can be mailed to you. Application packets and personal assistance with applications are available at Bloomington Hospital, 601 W. Second Street; HIP enrollment assistants can be reached there at (812) 353-2020. Alternatively, you may download an application form the HIP Website http://www.in.gov/fssa/hip, or apply over the phone toll-free at 1-877-GET-HIP9 (1-877-438-4479). Completed applications should be sent to the Bloomington Hospital financial services staff; address your envelope to Bloomington Hospital, P.O. Box 1149, Bloomington, IN 47402-9988 (postage paid envelopes are available with application packets from the City of Bloomington and Bloomington Hospital).

If you have any questions, you may call 1-877-GET-HIP9 (toll-free), or you may call the City of Bloomington Community Health Programs and Outreach division of the Community and Family Resources Department at 812-349-3430. In addition, financial counselors at Bloomington Hospital are available to assist you with general HIP questions as well as specific questions related to your application, at (812) 353-2020.

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