Iowa Senate committee meets tomorrow on Medicaid privatization problems Tuesday, July 26

senate medicated meetingIowa Senate committee meets tomorrow on Medicaid privatization problems

 

Tuesday, July 26

10 AM – Room 116

 

DES MOINES — On Tuesday, July 26, the Senate Human Resources Committee will hold a meeting on problems with Iowa Medicaid privatization in Room 116 of the Iowa Statehouse.  The meeting begins at 10 AM and is expected to conclude at 2:30 PM.

 

Topics will include concerns raised by the recent survey of Iowa health care providers: http://iowahouse.org/provider-survey/.

 

Speakers will include representatives from the Iowa Department of Human Services, Iowa Medicaid Enterprise, Iowa health care providers, consumers and advocates, and representatives of the private Managed Care Organizations.

 

The event will be livestreamed at http://bit.ly/IowaSenateLive.

 

Agenda

10:00am Welcome

10:15am Managed care implementation status. DHS/IME

11:00am Hear from providers

11:45am Lunch break

12:30pm Hear from consumers, advocates

1:15pm MCOs and DHS/IME provide update and respond to concerns and answer questions

2:30pm Adjourn

 

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