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Hoosier Care Connect

Overview

Hoosier Care Connect is a health care program for individuals who are aged 65 years and older, blind, or disabled and who are also not eligible for Medicare.  In Hoosier Care Connect, you select a health plan that works with you and your doctor to understand your health care needs.  These health plans will make sure that you get the most appropriate care based upon your individualized needs.

Hoosier Care Connect covers a variety of individuals who are not eligible for Medicare, including:

  • Aged individuals;
  • Blind individuals;
  • Disabled individuals;
  • Individuals receiving Supplemental Security Income (SSI); and
  • Individuals enrolled through M.E.D. Works.

Health Plans

When you enroll with Hoosier Care Connect, you must select your health plan.  You may choose Anthem or Managed Health Services (MHS). You can visit "Working With Your Health Plan" on this website to decide how to pick the best health plan for you.

Once you have selected a health plan, you will be asked a series of questions about your health care.  These questions will allow the health plan to understand your needs so that they may provide you with all the services you need.  If you have extra needs, the health plan will ask you some more specific questions so that they may be further involved with your health care treatment.

If you have questions about your benefits or you coverage, you should contact your health plan or the Indiana Medicaid enrollment broker, Maximus.  You can use the following phone numbers listed below:

  • Anthem - 1-844-284-1797  TTY/TDD: 1-866-408-7188
  • Maximus - 1-866-963-7383
  • MHS - 1-877-647-4848     TTY/TDD: 1-800-743-3333

Covered Services

Hoosier Care Connect includes all covered services that are covered under Hoosier Healthwise (HHW) Package A.  You can see a list of covered services by going to the Hoosier Healthwise Covered Services page.

Hoosier Care Connect members also receive special services for their individual health care needs.  The following list provides a few examples of these services:

Medication Therapy Management - This service allows your pharmacist to review your medications with you to make sure your treatment plan is getting the best possible outcomes.

Health Care Coordination - This allows your health plan to coordinate your physical and mental health care services among all the doctors you are using for treatment.

Access to a 24-Hour Nurse Helpline - Your health plan will provide a phone number that you can call anytime to get answers to your health care questions.

Frequently Asked Questions about Hoosier Care Connect