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Medicaid would cover post-birth care longer, but for fewer Iowans, under governor’s bill

Posted on AllSides February 19th, 2024

Republicans say the proposal expands postpartum care for low-income Iowans who need it most, while Democrats say it expands care for some low-income Iowans at the expense of coverage for others DES MOINES — Roughly 1,700 Iowa mothers and infants would lose their Medicaid coverage for post-birth care under legislation that also would expand the period of time that care is covered for the Iowans who would remain eligible. The proposal, which came from Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds, was approved Monday in the Iowa Senate. The legislation — Senate File...

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