HEALTH CARE ASSISTANCE: Do you have questions about applying? You can apply online, by phone, by mail or in person at your local DHS office. And, we've streamlined the process for many Iowans already receiving assistance. For more information on applying for health coverage, click here.
FOOD ASSISTANCE: Benefits for Food Assistance recipients will change as the federal stimulus package expires. Iowans who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits were notified by mail that their benefits will be affected by the Nov. 1, 2013, expiration of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act. For more details on the changes, or to see how your benefits may be affected, click here.
IOWA HEALTH AND WELLNESS PLAN: The final Iowa Wellness Planand Iowa Marketplace Choice Plan1115 Demonstration Waiver applications were submitted to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) on August 23, 2013. Review final waivers here.
IOWA JUVENILE HOMEPROTECTION TASK FORCE: Gov. Terry E. Branstad today signed Executive Order 82 to create the Iowa Juvenile Home Task Force. The task force's goal is to increase standards for care will lead to greater safety, transparency and oversight in treatment for children at the Iowa Juvenile Home. Please visit th eIowa Juvenile Homepage for more information.