Category Archives: Medicaid

New IA Health Link MCO Selected

New MCO Option for Iowans with Disabilities and Their Families Coming in 2019 The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) is pleased to announce the selection of an additional managed care organization (MCO) for the state, Iowa Total Care.  Iowa Total Care will begin providing coverage for Medicaid recipients who are IA Health Link and…
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Statewide Organizations Announce Publication of Managed Care Resource

Handbook Explains Complicated System in Common Sense Terms The Iowa Managed Care Ombudsman Program, Disability Rights Iowa, and ID Action recently published “How to be Your Own Best Advocate:  A Guide on How to Navigate Managed Care in Iowa.”  The publication introduces readers to the concept of managed care, then covers key topics such as…
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Changes to the IA Health Link Managed Care Program

DHS Announces Changes to the IA Health Link Managed Care Program AmeriHealth Caritas Withdraws from Providing Services in Iowa On October 31, the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) announced in a press release that contracts have been signed with Amerigroup Iowa, Inc., and United Health Care Plan  of the River Valley, Inc.  These two…
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