IOWA GOING TO MANAGED CARE MEDICAID
Under Medicaid managed care, which conservative reformers want in North Carolina, insurance companies run Medicaid instead of government bureaucrats. The companies keep a portion of savings and are responsible for cost overruns .
Senate reformers have passed a plan allowing insurance companies to compete with doctors and hospitals to manage Medicaid. The House doesn’t want providers to face that competition. Let’s watch Iowa’s move helps Senators advance their compete to save option.