Taxpayers Will Pay 8.6% More to Private Companies for Iowa Medicaid Management Services
DES MOINES, Iowa -- Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds' administration has agreed to an 8.6 percent overall increase (in total state and federal dollars) in the amount of money going to the two private companies under contract to manage Medicaid services to 575,000 low-income, poor and disabled residents. The increase follows an 8.4 percent increase the previous year. The department of human services announced the new contract details Wednesday.