Medicaid Patient Access to Services System (MediPASS)

Why MediPASS Needs You
As a MediPASS provider, you have the opportunity to improve the health and well-being of Iowans. MediPASS provides more than health coverage; it’s an important public service, helping children, families, and pregnant women stay healthy or start down the road to better health.  The Iowa Medicaid MediPASS program serves more than 276,500 children and pregnant women, provide critical prenatal care, and continually care for children throughout their developmental years. 

Key MediPASS Provider Benefits
As a MediPASS patient manager you can:

  • Increase your patients or panel size 
  • Have full control of the number of Medicaid patients you see 
  • Improve the health of low-income children and families 
You will receive the benefits of:
  • $2.00 Administrative fee per-member per-month 
  • Spend less time duplicating services. 
  • Spend less time practicing defensive medicine. 
  • Members have medical home with improved quality and continuity of care. 
  • Members are less likely to use the ER for routine and chronic illness care. 
  • Reduced costs to Medicaid through proper utilization of services.
Locations in Need of Providers
Depending on where you practice, your participation in the Iowa Medicaid Managed Care program may be vitally important – see the map where providers are needed.

Important Documents

  1. Medipass Procedure Guide

  2. Agreement for Participation as a Patient Manager in the Iowa Medicaid Patient Access to Service System (MediPASS) Form 470-2615

  3. Provider Request for Member Disenrollment Form 470-2169