Attempts in previous years to add requirements for Iowans who receive public benefits like Medicaid and food assistance failed to pass both chambers in the Iowa Legislature. A renewed effort is under way this year, with a new approach: Instead of pushing for just one or two big bills addressing public assistance programs, statehouse Republicans have broken the myriad proposals into a slew of bills running separately.
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CareSource, a health insurance company based in Ohio, announced Wednesday they plan to submit a bid to join Iowa’s Medicaid program as a managed care organization. The program current administers health benefits to more than 750,000 poor and disabled Iowans.