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DHS Policy and Procedure Manuals

Geode - State Rock of Iowa Table of the recent changes to manuals in each program area Alphabetical and numeric indexes of forms and lists of circular letters and manual changes issued Procedures relating to state mental health institutes and state hospital-schools Procedures for the establishment and enforcement of child support obligations Coverage and billing instructions for providers of Medicaid paid through the Medicaid programs Procedures for determining eligibility for benefit payments such as FIP, Food Stamps, and Medicaid Procedures for administering protective, supportive, and rehabilitative services Procedures for policy development, appeals, financial management, and office management Department's administrative rule chapters Geode - State Rock of Iowa

These manuals are the Department's official interpretation of the federal laws and regulations and the state laws and rules relating to the programs it administers. The purpose of the manuals is to present Department policies and procedures for program administration in a centralized and usable form for Department staff.  

Employees' Manual Table of Contents (Titles 1 through 17) 

Management Manual Table of Contents (Titles 20 through 24)

 
What's New
Lists of the recent changes to manuals in each program area  

Reference
Lists of circular letters and manual changes issued

Mental Health
Procedures relating to state facilities

Child Support
Procedures for the establishment and enforcement of child support obligations

Medicaid Provider
Coverage and billing instructions for providers of services paid through the Medicaid program

        

Income Maintenance
Procedures for determining eligibility for cash and medical assistance such as Family Investment Program, Food Assistance, and Medicaid

Social Services
Procedures for administering child welfare services and other social services

Administration
Procedures for policy development, appeals, financial management and office management

Rules
Department's administrative rule chapters

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