Jennifer Sullivan

Indiana Announces Additions To Food Stamp Benefits

Apr 28, 2020
(FILE PHOTO: Ryan Flannery/WFYI)


 Indiana is making two significant changes to its Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, often called food stamps.

One of those changes is temporary, during the COVID-19 crisis, while the other is permanent.

First, families with children who are currently eligible for free or reduced-price school lunches will now get money through SNAP.

Indiana Approved For Medicaid Mental Health Waiver

Dec 26, 2019

The Indiana Family and Social Services Administration (FSSA) announced the federal approval of a Medicaid waiver that will pay for inpatient stays for Hoosiers diagnosed with serious mental illness.

An interim public health committee met for the first time to discuss the high cost of health care in the state.