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January 2014 Edition

What is a Health Home?

A Health Home is a Medicaid program that enables providers to offer additional services for members with specific chronic conditions. Providers must meet standards outlined by the State and seek patient centered medical home (PCMH) recognition within 12 months of enrolling in the program. To facilitate a team-based, community focused approach, providers participating as a Health Home must connect to the Iowa Health Information Network (IHIN).

Who is eligible for Health Home services?

Any full benefit Medicaid member, adult or child with at least two chronic conditions from the list of categories below, or having one chronic condition and is at risk for developing a second from the list of categories below:

  • Hypertension
  • Overweight (Adults with a BMI of 25 or greater /children in the 85 percentile)
  • Heart Disease
  • Diabetes
  • Asthma
  • Substance Abuse
  • Mental Health

What additional services are provided by a Health Home?

  • Comprehensive Care Management
  • Care Coordination
  • Health Promotion
  • Comprehensive Transitional Care
  • Individual and Family Support Services
  • Referral to Community and Social Support Services

Where are Health Homes currently operating in Iowa?

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