Iowa Selects Amerigroup, AmeriHealth Caritas, UnitedHealthcare & WellCare For Medicaid Integrated Physical & Behavioral Health Contracts

News Report | August 23, 2015

On August 17, 2015, the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) announced it had selected proposals submitted by Amerigroup Iowa, Inc.; AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc.; UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley, Inc.; and WellCare of Iowa, Inc. for Medicaid managed care organizations (MCOs) to provide integrated physical and behavioral health care for the new IA Health Link program. DHS will end its existing managed behavioral health carve out contract with Magellan of Iowa as of December 31, 2015. Statewide enrollment in the IA Health Link plans will be effective on January 1, 2016.

The IA Health Link MCOs will enroll . . .

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