medicaid

The Nebraska Medicaid program has been selected to participate in the Federal Innovation Acceleration Program or IAP.

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The head of Iowa's Medicaid program has emphasized the state is ready to switch to private management on March 1, despite some remaining issues being monitored by federal officials.

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.

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