The Affordable Care Act was signed on March 23, 2010. The law is complex and requires many changes. The Iowa Department of Human Services is committed to working collaboratively to implement these complex changes and to being a leader in the delivery of health care to vulnerable Iowans. This web page will maintain educational materials to help promote understanding about the impact of the Affordable Care Act on Iowa Medicaid.
Iowa Medicaid Director
Health Insurance Marketplace Resources (October 1, 2013)
ACA: Overview of Impacts on Medicaid(Jennifer Steenblock at Iowa Vocational Rehabilitation Services on April 19, 2013)
Health Benefit Exchange (HBE) Update (presentation by Medicaid Director Jennifer Vermeer to the DHS Council on January 9, 2013)
"Building a Health Home for Iowa Medicaid Members"(presentation by Medicaid Director Vermeer before the House Human Resources Committee on January 25, 2012)
Iowa's Health Benefit Exchange Preliminary Report (February 15, 2011 compiled by the Interagency Planning Workgroup)
Federal Health Care Reform: Overview of Impacts on Medicaid (presentation to Health and Human Services Appropriations Subcommittee, January 27, 2011)
Medicaid Expansion Under the Affordable Care Act (produced by the Health Benefit Exchange Interagency Workgroup December 2010)
"Implementation of the Affordable Care Act: Smart Planning for Medicaid Eligibility Delivery System" (University of Iowa Law Presentation on November 11, 2010)
Road Map for Key Decisions for Policy Makers (October 26, 2010)
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