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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.

 

Employment

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

Reasonable Accommodations
Job Accommodation Network
800.526.7234
jan@AskJAN.org
www.AskJAN.org

Family & Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
U.S. Department of Labor
Wage & Hour Division
866.487.9243
www.dol.gov/whd

State Fair Employment Agency
Indiana Civil Rights Commission
800.628.2909
www.state.in.us/icrc/

State Health Care Coverage Facts
Georgetown University Health Policy Institute
https://ccf.georgetown.edu/state-childrens-health-facts/

Vocational Rehabilitation
Division of Disability and Rehabilitative Services (DDRS)
317.466.2013
www.in.gov/fssa/ddrs/2636.htm

More Employment Resources

Health Insurance

Indiana Health Insurance Marketplace (a.k.a Exchange)
800.318.2596
www.healthcare.gov/

Indiana Department of Insurance
800.622.4461
www.in.gov/idoi

COBRA
U.S. Department of Labor
Employee Benefits Security Administration
866.444.3272
www.dol.gov/ebsa

COBRA-Indiana
Indiana State Personnel Department
866.293.6047
www.in.gov/spd/2747.htm

State Children’s Health Insurance Program
Hoosier Healthwise Health Care Program
800.457.8283
https://www.in.gov/medicaid/members/174.htm

Find Health & Dental Coverage For Your Family
InsureKids.gov
https://www.insurekidsnow.gov/coverage/in/index.html

More Health Insurance Resources

Medicare

Medicare
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
800.MEDICARE (633.4227)
www.medicare.gov

Medicare & You

Medicare Assistance
State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP)
800.452.4800
https://www.in.gov/idoi/2508.htm

More Health Insurance Resources

Unemployment Resources

Unemployment Agency
Indiana Department of Workforce Development
800.891.6499
www.in.gov/dwd/2358.htm

Agency: Indiana Department of Workforce Development

Information available at: https://www.in.gov/dwd/2358.htm. File here: https://www.in.gov/dwd/2362.htm. Payment should be expected about three weeks after filing if a claimant is eligible. The maximum weekly benefit amount is $390. Benefits may be claimed for a maximum of 26 weeks. 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: https://www.in.gov/dwd/files/Claimant_Handbook.pdf.  Other resources for unemployed people are available at: https://www.in.gov/dwd/files/WorkOne_Resource_Guide.pdf.  Frequently asked questions are answered here: https://www.in.gov/dwd/2359.htm. 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: https://www.in.gov/dwd/3252.htm.

Updates related to Indiana unemployment benefits and Covid-19: https://www.in.gov/dwd/19.htm.

State Clinical Trials Law

The ACA requires that most, non-grandfathered, group health plans provide coverage for the routine costs when participating in clinical trials. Some states have more consumer protections. Click here for more information about clinical trials.

IC 5-10- 8-15 (public employee plan); IC 27-8- 25-8 (private ins.) – State employee health plan, the state Medicaid program, a policy of accident and sicknessinsurance and a HMO contract must cover routine care costs associated with clinical trials. Covers Phase I,II, II or IV clinical trials that conducted to prevent, diagnose or treat cancer as 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. (Current as of 7/2011)

http://www.in.gov/apps/lsa/session/billwatch/billinfo?year=2009&session=1&request=getBill&doctype=HB&docno=1382