Posts Tagged ‘ Medicaid oversight ’

Dems: Remarks on the HHS Conference Report

April 29, 2016
Dems: Remarks on the HHS Conference Report

April 29, 2016 by Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City, Chair of the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee This is the conference committee report on the HHS budget. The key issue before the committee was our differing approaches to the problems created by Medicaid privatization.   No other state has privatized Medicaid so completely, so…

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Dems: Ragan: HHS Budget: Key Difference is Medicaid Oversight

April 22, 2016
Dems: Ragan: HHS Budget: Key Difference is Medicaid Oversight

4/22/16 Senator Amanda Ragan of Mason City, Chair of the Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee, opening remarks on HF 2460 (Video) Thank you Madam President This year’s general fund target for Health and Human Services, agreed to by the Iowa House and Senate, is just $4 million over last year’s budget.  That’s an increase of…

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Dems: Iowa Medicaid Managed Care Improvement and Oversight Bill–Sf 2213

March 1, 2016

Intent: Medicaid managed care should be implemented and administered in a manner that safeguards the interests of Medicaid members, encourages the participation of Medicaid providers and protects the interests of Iowa taxpayers.

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