About Iowa Medicaid
The Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME) is the division of the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) that administers the Medicaid program. This website will inform you about the IME, Providers Services and Members Services. Providers are the dedicated health care providers that serve the health care needs of members of Iowa’s Medicaid program. The Provider web pages serve as the gateway for providers to access important tools, resources and announcements. Members are the individuals who receive Medicaid to help pay for their medical and health care costs. The Member web pages serve as the gateway for members to gain access to important information such as how to apply and find a provider.
|News and Announcements
IOWA MEDICAID DATA SYSTEMS TO UNDERGO MAINTENANCE
Will be Temporarily Unavailable from 3 pm Wednesday, November 26 until Friday morning, November 28
Data and application systems will be unavailable beginning 3:00 p.m. Wednesday, November 26, and this upgrade may continue into the holiday weekend. Systems will remain offline until Friday morning, November 28. During the maintenance, Iowa Medicaid providers will be unable to access the Iowa Medicaid Portal Access (IMPA) system and electronically file presumptive eligibility applications. Additionally, the electronic application system, the DHS Services portal, will be unavailable. Individuals may complete a paper application , or apply online once system maintenance is complete. Learn more about the maintenance and systems impacted through Informational Letter 1456 .
Healthy Behaviors Program: The Healthy Behaviors Program helps members get involved in their health care, and helps waive monthly contributions in their second year of enrollment. Learn more by accessing the provider toolkit or the recent member mailings .
- Questions on Medicaid and Applying for Health Care Coverage: If you’re looking for information about health care coverage options and how to apply for Medicaid, call the Department of Human Services Contact Center toll-free at 1-855-889-7985, Monday-Friday, 7:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m.
Iowa Health and Wellness Plan: Find the latest information on the Iowa Health and Wellness Plan here.
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