Targeted Case Management

Targeted case management (TCM) is a method to manage multiple resources effectively for the benefit of Medicaid members. The service is designed to ensure the health, safety, and welfare of members by assisting them in gaining access to appropriate and necessary medical services and interrelated social, educational, housing, transportation, vocational, and other services. TCM services are available for Medicaid members with intellectual disabilities, chronic mental illness, or a developmental disability ,and members eligible for the HCBS Children's Mental Health (CMH) Waiver. 

Home Health Services

The Home Health Services (HHS) program provides in home medical services by Medicare-certified home health agencies. A member does not have to be determined homebound in order to receive HHS services. HHS does not include medical needs that can be met by a family member, significant other, friend, neighbor, community or other unpaid resources. 


Frequently Asked Questions

Habilitation Services

Habilitation Services is a program to provide Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) for Iowans with the functional impairments typically associated with chronic mental illnesses. The federal Deficit Reduction Act of 2005 permitted states to offer home- and community-based services (HCBS) as a state plan option effective January 1, 2007.

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Waiver Program

Iowa currently has seven HCBS Waivers in the Waiver Program  that provides service funding and individualized supports to maintain eligible members in their own homes or communities who would otherwise require care in a medical institution.

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Medicaid for Employed People with Disabilities (MEPD)

On April 1, 2016, most Iowa Medicaid programs were joined together into one managed care program called IA Health Link. Most existing Medicaid members were enrolled in IA Health Link on April 1, 2016, and most new members who become eligible after April 1, 2016, will also be enrolled in IA Health Link. MEPD members receive coverage from the IA Health Link program.