Indiana Academy of Family Physicians



  • Mandated Use Of CHIRP Begins July 1

    June 18, 2015

    Beginning July 1, 2015, all healthcare providers who are authorized to administer immunizations will be required to provide data electronically to the state’s Children and Hoosier Immunization Registry Program (CHIRP) for individuals who are less than nineteen (19) years of age. 


  • 2015 Legislative Session Recap

    May 13, 2015

    The Indiana General Assembly passed the state’s biennial budget and adjourned sine die on Wednesday, April 29th just moments before their midnight deadline. All enacted bills are on their way to the Governor for signature, with most having effective dates of July 1, 2015.


  • Important HIP Information

    April 30, 2015

    HIP 2.0 Fast Track Enrollment Should Be Available Now 

    According to the approved HIP 2.o waiver, individuals eligible for HIP 2.0 can now participate in a fast track process to gain immediate enrollment into HIP Plus, effective the first date of the month in which the payment is received by the state.


  • The SGR Is Repealed

    April 14, 2015

    This evening, the United States Senate passed the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (H.R. 2) by a vote of 92-8.