Posts Tagged ‘ Medicaid ’

Dems: Ragan: Medicaid mistakes putting additional burdens on at risk Iowans; Legislators must “clean up this mess as best we can”

November 3, 2015

Governor Branstad’s proposal to privatize Iowa Medicaid is worrying tens of thousands of Iowans. I can’t remember an issue that has ever generated so many serious concerns. I’m getting many phone calls, letters, and emails on this subject. People stop me on the street and want to talk about Medicaid. Iowans of all kinds tell…

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Dems: Lawmakers Request Oversight Investigation on Misconduct in Medicaid Privatization

October 30, 2015

After new allegations surfaced yesterday about improper political influence during the award process for privatizing the state’s Medicaid program, four Iowa lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee today requested the committee investigate the matter at a meeting on November 18th. “Yesterday, new allegations surfaced about improper political influence between Branstad officials and two former GOP…

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Dems: Lawmakers Request Oversight Investigation on Misconduct in Medicaid Privatization

October 30, 2015

After new allegations surfaced yesterday about improper political influence during the award process for privatizing the state’s Medicaid program, four Iowa lawmakers on the House Oversight Committee today requested the committee investigate the matter at a meeting on November 18th. “Yesterday, new allegations surfaced about improper political influence between Branstad officials and two former GOP…

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Dems: Senate Oversight Chair Hogg asks Governor to detail facts behind claimed savings due to Medicaid privatization

October 19, 2015
Dems: Senate Oversight Chair Hogg asks Governor to detail facts behind claimed savings due to Medicaid privatization

Senator Rob HoggState Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids, chair of the Senate Oversight Committee, has requested that Governor Branstad provide for any facts which support the Governor’s claims that privatizing Iowa’s Medicaid program will save money without hurting services. T

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Dems: Senate Oversight Chair Hogg asks Governor to detail facts behind claimed savings due to Medicaid privatization

October 19, 2015
Dems: Senate Oversight Chair Hogg asks Governor to detail facts behind claimed savings due to Medicaid privatization

Senator Rob HoggState Senator Rob Hogg of Cedar Rapids, chair of the Senate Oversight Committee, has requested that Governor Branstad provide for any facts which support the Governor’s claims that privatizing Iowa’s Medicaid program will save money without hurting services. T

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Dems: Senator urges Branstad-Reynolds Administration to keep hawk-i out of the “managed care mess”

October 15, 2015

Iowa Senate News Release State Senator Janet Petersen Contact: (515) 991-6311 For Immediate Release: October 15, 2015    Senator urges Branstad-Reynolds Administration to keep hawk-i out of the “managed care mess” Iowa children deserve to keep successful health care program    (Des Moines)  A key state senator is asking the Branstad-Reynolds Administration to reconsider their…

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Dems:  Key Senators ask feds to stop or slow down Branstad’s rush to privatize health care for at-risk Iowans

September 16, 2015

The state Senators responsible for health care policy and funding have asked Obama Administration officials to stop or significantly slow down Governor Branstad’s massive effort to privatize Iowa Medicaid services.

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Dems:  Key Senators ask feds to stop or slow down Branstad’s rush to privatize health care for at-risk Iowans

September 16, 2015

The state Senators responsible for health care policy and funding have asked Obama Administration officials to stop or significantly slow down Governor Branstad’s massive effort to privatize Iowa Medicaid services.

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Dems: Pres. Jochum: Protecting the social safety net all Iowans count on

April 30, 2015
Dems: Pres. Jochum: Protecting the social safety net all Iowans count on

April 30, 2015 Statement by Senate President Pam Jochum Governor Branstad is finding out that all Iowans have a personal interest in a strong social safety net.   The most recent poll found that Iowans are opposed to his abrupt, unilateral, and perhaps illegal closure of the Clarinda and Mount Pleasant mental health institutes.  …

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