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Healthy Indiana Plan

HIP > Apply for HIP Applying for the Healthy Indiana Plan

The HIP Application Process

The application process for the Healthy Indiana Plan (HIP) is separate from other State health care programs, including Hoosier Healthwise (HHW). To determine if you are potentially eligible for HIP, you may complete the Screen for Services.

How Do I Apply? 

 To have a HIP application mailed to you, call toll-free at 1-877-GET-HIP-9 (1-877-438-4479)

Click the link below to download the HIP application

Pick up an application in person at a local Division of Family Resources (DFR) office. To find your nearest DFR office, click here or call 1-800-403-0864.

Where do I Apply?

  • Call 1-800-403-0864 or apply in person at a local Division of Family Resources (DFR) office, Monday to Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Mail completed application to: FSSA Document Center, P.O. Box 1630, Marion, IN 46952 
  • Fax your completed application to 1-800-403-0864 or take it to your local DFR office

What Will I Need?

In addition to your application, be sure to submit all supporting documents, such as proof of all family income (such as pay stubs). A list of all required documents is on the instruction page of the application.

Who Can Help Me with the Application?

Call toll-free 1-877-GET-HIP-9 (1-877-438-4479) and a specialist will assist you with your questions about HIP and help you complete your application.

In addition, many community organizations are involved with HIP. These organizations are knowledgeable resources embedded in your local community to assist in the application process. To find an organization in your local community, call 1-877-GET-HIP-9.

When Can I Make My Choice of Insurance Carrier?

All HIP applicants have a choice of three insurance carriers for the HIP program:

Click here for a side-by-side comparison of these HIP carriers.

You will be able to make your plan choice directly on your application, or you can make your plan choice over the phone after your application has been submitted. If you need more information about any of the carriers, including what doctors are covered, call toll-free at 1-877-GET-HIP-9.

Counseling on plan selection is available at any point during the application process. However, if you have not selected a plan by the time your application is approved by the state, you will be automatically assigned to one of the three insurance carriers.