Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Federal Documents


On this page, you’ll find all documents related to the Section 1115 Demonstration Waivers authorizing the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan and ongoing implementation and evaluation.

Iowa Wellness Plan (IWP) Waiver Extension and Marketplace Choice (MPC) Waiver Termination
IWP Waiver Extension - Application Cover Letter (June 3, 3016)

IWP Waiver Extension Request (April 12, 2016)
MPC Waiver Termination Request (April 12, 2016)
Public Notice (IWP Extension and MPC Termination) -  (April 12, 2016)

Centers for Medicaid and Medicaid Services (CMS) Reports on the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan
Iowa Health and Wellness Plan - Monthly Reports 

Iowa Health and Wellness Plan - Quarterly Reports

Healthy Behaviors Program Protocol
Healthy Behaviors Program Year 1 Premium Monitoring Protocol Approval (July 3, 2014)

Evaluation Design and Approval 
Healthy Behaviors Program Evaluation Interim Report (March 2016)
Dental Wellness Plan Evaluation Interim Report (March 2016)
Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Evaluation Interim Report (December 2015) 
Healthy Behaviors Program Evaluation Design and Approval (April 20, 2015) 
Dental Wellness Plan Evaluation Design and Approval (September 29, 2014) 
Iowa Wellness Plan Evaluation Design and Approval (June 12, 2014) 
Iowa Marketplace Choice Plan Evaluation Design and Approval (June 12, 2014)

Waiver Amendments 

Non-Emergency Madical Transportation (NEMT) 
Iowa NEMT Approval (July 31, 2015) 
Marketplace Choice Plan Special Terms and Conditions (STC) NEMT Amendment (July 31, 2015) 
Iowa Wellness Plan Special Terms and Conditions (STC) NEMT Amendment (July 31, 2015) 
NEMTWaiver Amendment: Public and Tribal Comment Summary (May 29, 2015) 
Iowa Health and Wellness Plan NEMT Waiver Amendment (April 16, 2015) 
Policy Brief: NEMT for Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Members (April 2015) 
NEMT Waiver Amendment Approval Letter- Corrected (February 2, 2015) 
Summary of Public Comments: NEMT Waiver Amendment (October 27, 2014) 
Draft Non-Emergency Medical Transportation (NEMT) Waiver Amendment (September 5, 2014) 
NEMT Waiver Amendment Attachment A: Non-Emergency Transportation Services for Former IowaCare Enrolees: The transition to the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan - Policy Brief  
NEMT Waiver Amendment Attachment B: NEMT Categories 
NEMT Waiver Amendment Attachment C: Health Care and Public Transit 

Iowa Health and Wellness Plan 
Marketplace Choice Plan Waiver Authorities (July 31, 2015) 
Iowa Wellness Plan Waiver Authorities (July 31, 2015) 
Iowa Wellness Plan Waiver Amendment Special Terms and Conditions-Corrected (February 2, 2015) 
Iowa Marketplace Choice Plan Waiver Amendment Special Terms and Conditions- Corrected (February 2, 2015) 
Iowa Wellness Plan Waiver Amendment Authorities (December 30, 2014) 
Iowa Marketplace Choice Plan Waiver Amendment Authorities (December 30, 2014)

Waiver Approval Documents 
Iowa Wellness Plan 1115 Demonstration Waiver Special Terms and Conditions (May 1, 2014) 
Iowa Marketplace Choice Plan 1115 Demonstration Waiver Special Terms and Conditions (May 1, 2014) 
Signed Approval Letter for the Iowa Wellness Plan and Marketplace Choice Plan (May 1, 2014)

Final Waiver Applications 
Iowa Wellness Plan 1115 Demonstration Waiver Application (August 23, 2013) 
Iowa Marketplace Choice Plan 1115 Demonstration Waiver Application (August 23, 2013)

Administrative Rules 
Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Administrative Rules (August 21, 2013)

Budget Neutrality 
Iowa Wellness Plan DRAFT Budget Neutrality (August 13, 2013) 
Iowa Marketplace Choice Plan DRAFT Budget Neutrality (August 13, 2013)

Public Notice and Public Hearing 
Notice of Public Comment Period for Extension of the Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Waiver (April 16, 2015) 
Notice of Public Comment Period for Changes in the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan (November 12, 2014) 
Notice of Public Comment Period for Non-Emergency Medical Transportation Waiver (September 5, 2014) 
Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Public Comment Forum Agenda (May 5, 2014) 
Notice of Public Comment Period for the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan (January 31, 2014) 
Iowa Health and Wellness Plan Public Hearing Presentation (July 2013) 
Full Public Notice (July 15, 2013)

Draft Waivers 
Iowa Wellness Plan Draft 1115 Waiver Applications (July 15, 2013) 
Iowa Marketplace Choice Draft 1115 Waiver Applications (July 15, 2013) 
2012 Summary of Consultant Findings Regarding Medicaid Expansion (Milliman Reports)