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Indiana Resources

This page has information specific to this state, including contact information for federal and state agencies, and some key information about laws and consumer protections.

To find financial assistance resources, please visit CancerFinances.org.

Click here for information about laws specific to Indiana.

 

Disability Insurance

Federal Disability Insurance (SSDI & SSI)
Social Security Administration
800.772.1213

Find your local SSA office

More Disability Resources

Bankruptcy

How to File Bankruptcy in Indiana for Free

Filing bankruptcy can be an effective way to eliminate medical bills and credit card debt among other kinds of erasable debts.

Employment

Federal Fair Employment Agency
Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
800.669.4000
info@eeoc.gov

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243

State Fair Employment Agency
Indiana Civil Rights Commission
800.628.2909

State Health Care Coverage Facts
Georgetown University Health Policy Institute

Vocational Rehabilitation
Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS)
317.466.2013

More Employment Resources

Unemployment Resources

Unemployment Agency
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
800.891.6499

Agency: Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Information available here. File here. Payment should be expected about three weeks after filing if a claimant is eligible. Click here to see the current weekly benefit amount and the maximum length of benefits. Payment is available via debit card or direct deposit. After the fourth week of benefits, an in-person visit to a WorkOne job center is required. There is a comprehensive guidebook available here.  Other resources for unemployed people are available here.  Frequently asked questions are answered here. Customer service can be reached by email: AskUIContactCenter@dwd.IN.gov or by phone: 800-457-8283. Video tutorials on how to apply can be found here.

Updates related to Indiana unemployment benefits and Covid-19.

State Clinical Trials Law

Ind. Code Ann. § 5-10- 8-15 (public employee plan); Ind. Code Ann. § 27-8- 25-8 (private ins.); Ind. Code Ann. § 12-15-5-9.2 (Medicaid)

Who must cover the costs? The state employee health plan, the state Medicaid program, a private accident and sickness insurance plans (including HMO contracts)

What must be covered? Routine care costs associated with clinical trials. Covers Phase I, II, III or IV clinical trials that are conducted to prevent, diagnose or treat cancer

Qualifying Trials: The trial must be approved or funded by (1) the NIH, (2) a cooperative group of research facilities that has an established peer review program that is approved by an NIH institute or center, (3) US Food and Drug Administration, (4) US Dept of Defense, (5) US Dept of Veteran Affairs, (6) The Institutional Review Board of an institution in Indiana that has a multiple project assurance contract approved by the NIH Office for Protection from Research Risks and (7) a qualified research entity that meets the criteria for NIH Center support grant eligibility

(Last updated 8/2022)