Beginning Saturday, Iowa’s new Medicaid insurer Molina Healthcare will administer benefits to 205,181 Iowans under Medicaid and Hawki as the insurer officially joins the state program.

July 1 marks the start date for two managed care agreements with Iowa Medicaid, a joint state and federal program that funds approximately $7 billion annually in health care for more than 750,000 Iowa citizens who are poor or disabled.

The state also awarded another four-year contract to Medicaid insurer Amerigroup Iowa, which will oversee benefits for 277,161 Iowans starting later this week, according to data provided by the state Wednesday.

Iowa Total Care has a managed care agreement with Iowa that runs through 2025. The insurer will administer benefits to 269,692 members.


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