Public Notice: Medicaid Copayments for Prescription Drugs

The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS), pursuant to the requirements outlined in 42 C.F.R. §447.205, hereby gives notice of the following proposed action regarding its methods and standards for setting payment rates under the State Plan under Title XIX of the Social Security Act Medical Assistance Program (Medicaid).

Effective for services provided on or after December 1, 2018, the Iowa Medicaid Enterprise proposes to change the pharmacy copayment to $1.00 for all prescriptions or refill of a prescription.

The IME is making this proposed changed as required by 2018 Iowa Acts, Senate File 2418, section 129 and consistent with 42 CFR Part 447 Medicaid Premiums and Cost Sharing.

Public Notice: Medicaid Copayments for Prescription Drugs

Post Date:

September 4, 2018

End Date:

October 4, 2018

Purpose:

The purpose of this posting is to provide public notice and receive public comments for changing the pharmacy copayment to $1.00 for all prescriptions or refill of a prescription. This proposed change would be effective for services provided on or after December 1, 2018.

Notice:

Public NoticeMedicaid Copayments for Prescription Drugs
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Written notice may be addressed to:

Susan Parker
Department of Human Services
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
100 Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 50315
 

Comments may also be sent via electronic mail to sparker2@dhs.state.ia.us

All comments must be received by October 4, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.