Iowa Medicaid is the health care program provided by the government for people with low income and limited assets. Department of Health and Human Services runs this Iowa Medicaid health care program through Iowa Medicaid Enterprise.
To get the benefits of Iowa Medicaid you must be eligible for the Medicaid program.
Iowa Medicare is available for all those people who meet the requirements of income and eligibility.
If you are covered by Medicare and cannot pay premium amount because of your low income, Medicaid provides Medical assistance by paying the premium amount. If you want such help please visit-http://www.medicare.gov/ or call 1-800-Medicare.
Iowa Medicaid covers following healthcare services-
Medicaid provides services to its beneficiaries by
1) Fee-for-Service-Iowa Medicaid pays the health care provider of Medicaid for its services.
2) Managed Health Care- In this type the beneficiary has to enroll in the Managed Health Care (MHC).It covers same services as Medicaid.