What are the new Health Plan options?
Amerigroup Iowa, Inc., AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc., and UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley, Inc.
Amerigroup Iowa, Inc.
AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa, Inc.
UnitedHealthcare Plan of the River Valley, Inc.
Please click HERE to compare the new health plans effective April 1, 2016.
Please click HERE to view the new health plan member ID cards.
How do I find out if my provider/doctor/hospital/pharmacy is a member of the MCO option networks?
Please contact them directly using the phone numbers / website info listed above.
Coverage from the new health plans began April 1, 2016.
The benefits are the same.
No, the dental benefits will remain the same and Delta Dental of Iowa will be the carrier.
The State of Iowa has contracted new care options for the hawk-i program April 1, 2016.
You may change your child's MCO for any reason until June 16, 2016. You mail e-mail your selection to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave us a message at 1-800 257-8563.
You may encourage your doctor to enroll in the network of the new health plans options. You may need to choose another doctor in order to receive services through the hawk-i program if your current doctor chooses not to enroll in a network.
Please refer to the comparison chart enclosed in your enrollment packet in order to make the best possible choice for your child’s care. Also, please seek advice from your doctor before selecting an option.
No, the hawk-i Program will remain the same.
No, the eligibility requirements for the program are not changing; the change only involves the health plan options hawk-i offers to your child.
No, it will cover your current approved hawk-i eligibility period and then you will be sent a review form to establish a new eligibility year. If approved at renewal time your coverage will continue forward unless you opt to choose a new plan at that time.