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Statement from State Sen. Jim Merritt regarding Gov. Holcomb’s Healthy Indiana Plan announcement

STATE HOUSE (Feb. 2, 2018) – “I am excited to hear that Indiana has gained approval to continue the Healthy Indiana Plan through December 2020. One of the new, major additions is approximately $80 million in annual funding over the next few years that will be dedicated for substance use disorder treatment services and addiction recovery management. This funding will help our state’s treatment centers provide much-needed services to individuals who are fighting addiction. I am thrilled to hear about this additional funding, as it will help people overcome addition and help us in our battle against the opioid epidemic in our state.”


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