Medicaid Managed Care Resource Guide

The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) released a Notice of Intent to Award Contracts to the following managed care organizations:

 

Organization Contact Information
Amerigroup Iowa, Inc. - An Anthem Company Derek Hender
Director, Provider Relations
Email: Derek.Hender@amerigroup.com
Phone: (515) 850-6000

Jeff Alger
Provider Relations Manager
Email: Jeff.Alger@amerigroup.com
Phone: (515) 339-4641

AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc. Email: IowaProviderNetwork@amerihealthcaritas.com
Phone: 1 (855) 287-7855

Inde Miller
Manager of Provider Network Management
imiller@amerihealthcaritasia.com

UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley, Inc. Kellie DeCamp
Network Contract Manager
kellie_decamp@uhc.com
(515) 967-3369

New Providers: Contact Jackie Powell at (515) 727-2023 or IowaCommunityNetwork@uhc.com.
Existing Providers: Contact your current contract manager.

WellCare of Iowa was initially awarded a contract as well. On January 22, 2016, a district judge denied WellCare’s request to continue operations until the MCO can appeal a state arbiter’s decision to terminate its contract.

IMS continues to participate in stakeholder input opportunities and closely monitor the state's transition to Medicaid managed care. IMS members are encouraged to check this page regularly for updates. To submit questions or comments to IMS, please contact Megan Bendixen. Stakeholders and the general public have been directed to submit questions or comments on the RFP to DHS here.

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