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Access for Uninsured

Insurance Coverage - Uninsured, Underinsured, Cost & Barriers
A study to track the number of uninsured and underinsured Iowans, the cost of private market insurance coverage, and other barriers to access to private insurance for Iowans. Based on these findings, DHS is required to make recommendations on further expansion of the IowaCare program.
Public Comments

10-26-05 Agenda - Access

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11-21-05 Agenda - Access

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2004 Census Report - Health Insurance

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Iowa SCHIP Reports

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2005 Final Sec. Report

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01-26-06 Agenda - Access

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KFF - Uninsured - Growing Need - Strained - Resources - Fact Sheet

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Indigent Care Task Force
DHS is required to convene a task force to identify growth in uncompensated care due to the implementation of IowaCare, and any local funds that could be maximized with federal matching funds. The task force participants are required to supply data on the cost of indigent care, funding source, etc.
Public Comments

Indigent Care Task Force Data Request

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Indigent Care Task Force Agenda

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HF841 Language

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Comm Hlth Ctr Data

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Indigent Care Task Force Agenda

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Indigent Care Task Force Data Request

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Premium Assistance
Design a program for expansion poppulation members who have access to employer health insurance plans to subsidize that insurance. At least 50% of the cost of the inurance shall be paid by the employer.
Public Comments

Development Q&A

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Agenda for premium assistance 10-26-05

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Premium Assistance Program
  -with Design Questions

Site Link

Timeline for the Premium Assistance Program

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Iowa Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program

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Summary of Design of the Massachusetts Premium Assistance Program

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Iowa Department of Public Health - Final Report on the Iowa State Planning Grant

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Link To Workforce Development Survey Information

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