Posts Tagged ‘ Human Resources ’

Dems: Human Resources – week of March 14, 2016

March 21, 2016

HF 2387 — Alternative dental testing study   FLOOR ACTION: HF 2387 requires a joint study by the Dental Board and the University of Iowa’s College of Dentistry on the use of station-based exams for dental licensure. The Board and the University are to develop a joint strategy for improved testing methods and an alternative…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of Feb. 29, 2016

March 5, 2016

SF 2188 — Psychologist Prescribing SF 2258 — DHS Child Welfare Improvements SF 2259 — Mental Illness Treatment SF 2260 — ACA Reporting of Ownership Information SF 2213 — Medicaid Privatization Oversight   FLOOR ACTION: SF 2188 allows certain psychologists that have received specialized additional training to have prescription writing authority for a limited formulary…

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Dems: Opening remarks on SF 2213, oversight for Medicaid privatization

March 1, 2016

The task before us now is protecting Iowans with tough, bipartisan oversight and accountability. Our job is to protect the health care safety net for Iowa families. We are all one accident or illness away from depending on Medicaid.

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Dems: Human Resources – week of Feb. 15, 2016

February 22, 2016

SSB 3113 — Medical Assistance Advisory Council Membership SSB 3114 — DHS Child Welfare Improvements SSB 3143 — Licensing of Genetic Counselors SSB 3151 — Mental Illness Treatment SF 2008 — Possession and Administration of Emergency Drugs for Overdoses SF 2079 –Prescription Dispensing SF 2091 — ACA Reporting of Ownership Information SF 2107 — Medicaid…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of Feb. 8, 2016

February 11, 2016

SSB 3036 – Oral Contraceptive Prescriptions SSB 3066 – Alzheimer’s Awareness SSB 3072 – Iowa Department of Public Health Modernization SSB 3073 – Meningococcal Immunization SSB 3081 – Terminate Managed Care Contracts SSB 3109 – Children’s Mental Health and Well Being SF 2032 – Mental Health Records SF 2049 – Speech Therapy Benefits SF 2075…

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Dems: Human Resources – week of Jan. 18, 2016

January 23, 2016

SSB 3005 – Shelter Care reimbursement rate fix   COMMITTEE ACTION: SSB 3005 corrects a drafting error in legislation approved during the 2015 session. Legislators intended to give juvenile shelter homes a 5 percent provider rate increase. In order to increase the shelter rate, updates have to be made to three items in the appropriations…

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Dems: Video links to individual public comments at the 12/7/15 Medicaid Hearing

December 8, 2015
Dems: Video links to individual public comments at the 12/7/15 Medicaid Hearing

A list of public comments and video links from the afternoon session of December 7, 2015, meeting of the Iowa Legislature's Health Care Oversight Committee.

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Dems: Public comment at the 12/07/15 Medicaid hearing

December 8, 2015
Dems: Public comment at the 12/07/15 Medicaid hearing

Links to video of the afternoon public comment speakers and legislative discussion at the December 7, 2015, meeting of the Iowa Legislature's Health Care Oversight Committee. Here is the end of meeting discussion by Legislators.

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Dems: Five Questions Governor Branstad Needs to Answer Before Medicaid Privatization

November 22, 2015
Dems: Five Questions Governor Branstad Needs to Answer Before Medicaid Privatization

Governor Branstad, you have consistently claimed that using private companies to manage Medicaid services will save money and improve care. Do you have any evidence to support your claims? Are you aware that your claims are not supported by the most comprehensive study of Medicaid managed care.

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Dems: Five Questions Governor Branstad Needs to Answer Before Medicaid Privatization

November 22, 2015
Dems: Five Questions Governor Branstad Needs to Answer Before Medicaid Privatization

Governor Branstad, you have consistently claimed that using private companies to manage Medicaid services will save money and improve care. Do you have any evidence to support your claims? Are you aware that your claims are not supported by the most comprehensive study of Medicaid managed care.

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