Brian Neale served as health care policy director for Governor Mike Pence, where he was responsible for developing and overseeing the implementation of health care policy for the State of Indiana’s health-related agencies, including the Family and Social Services Administration, Indiana State Department of Health, and the Indiana Department of Insurance. In this role, Mr. Neale helped design the new Healthy Indiana Plan “HIP 2.0” Medicaid expansion alternative that would provide consumer-driven healthcare options to over 350,000 uninsured Hoosiers. Before joining the Pence Administration, he served as Congressman Mike Pence’s legislative director and counsel in Washington, D.C., where he held a policy portfolio consisting primarily of health care, financial services, and judiciary issues. Prior to joining the Pence office, Mr. Neale served an appointment during the Bush Administration as advisor to U.S. Small Business Administrator Sandy Baruah. A native Hoosier, Mr. Neale holds degrees from Indiana University’s Kelley School of Business and McKinney School of Law.


Recent Posts by Brian Neale

Healthy Indiana 2.0 Is Challenging Medicaid Norms

The Healthy Indiana Plan was recognized as the most significant departure from traditional Medicaid ever approved by CMS, and ignited a national conversation about the implications of its consumer-driven design for able-bodied adults in Indiana and potentially other reform-minded states.