Pair of Indiana Laws Eases Life for Former Foster Children

The Republic

INDIANAPOLIS — Two new Indiana laws aim to help foster children who age out of the system without finding a permanent home or being reunited with their families.

One of the new measures recently signed into law by Gov. Eric Holcomb allows these 18-year-olds to automatically remain on Medicaid until age 26, The Journal Gazette reported (http://bit.ly/2pJOI7a ). That legislation requires the Family and Social Services Administration to enroll the foster children before they age out and removes the requirement to reapply every year.

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