medicaid

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Democratic-controlled Senate has passed legislation that would dismantle plans to switch Iowa's $4.2 billion Medicaid program into private management, though the bill isn't expected to advance in the divided Legislature.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Democrats in the Iowa Senate plan on passing a bill next week that would halt Gov. Terry Branstad's plans to turn over management of the state's Medicaid program to three private companies.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A report that makes recommendations on how Iowa should handle its Medicaid program under private care also highlights confusion over how recipients will be able to voice complaints.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A judge has declined to halt Iowa's efforts to turn over management of its Medicaid program to private insurers.

Nebraska lawmakers will once again try to expand Medicaid coverage, but this time are taking a different approach.

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Lawmakers have unveiled a new plan to cover the so-called Medicaid gap population in Nebraska, but the proposal faces a steep uphill climb.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A company contesting its terminated contract to help oversee Iowa's Medicaid program has filed a lawsuit against the state.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Some Iowa lawmakers have reiterated their skepticism that private health care companies are ready to take over the state's $4.2 billion Medicaid program in a few weeks.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Gov. Terry Branstad says there is no reason to delay plans to shift Iowa's Medicaid operation to private management, even though a judge has recommended that the state throw out one of four contracts awarded to companies to run the program.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An administrative law judge has recommended Iowa throw out one of four contracts awarded to private companies set to take over the state's Medicaid program in January.

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