Four-Year Savings Total About $129 Million
Iowa Medicaid’s initiative focused on payment accuracy has saved taxpayers an estimated $49 million in fiscal year 2014, bringing the four-year savings of the program integrity effort to nearly $129 million.
The program integrity savings are $30 million above the estimated targets, and about seven times greater than the cost of the contract awarded to Optum of Eden Prairie, Minn.
The Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) is the division of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) that administers the Medicaid program.
The Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) works with talented and qualified professional health care providers in the State of Iowa.
Medicaid is a program that pays for covered medical and health care costs of people who qualify.
The federal government conducts reviews to determine if states meet federal child welfare requirements. The Child and Family Service Review (CFSR) is a partnership between the federal and state governments that examines the child welfare system in the state and identifies the strengths and areas needing improvement.