Friday, May 28, 2021
Senate Republicans remain committed to improving health outcomes for Hoosiers and have supported a number of health initiatives in House Enrolled Act 1001 – the state's next two-year budget – aimed at improving health in our state.
The new state budget includes:
The state's budget also maintains funding for the Seriously Mentally Ill, Recovery Works and CHOICE In-Home Services programs.
Unfortunately, according to America's Health Rankings, Indiana ranks poorly in overall health. The funding initiatives included in this budget will go a long way toward improving Hoosiers' health, which in return, will improve Indiana's national standing.
To learn more about the budget and other bills passed this session, click here.