Health Care

Iowa Legislature 2020: IWILL or IWON’T? Republican leaders agree on...

IWILL or IWON’T?  That’s a dilemma for Iowa Republican legislators as they open their new session in an election year that could challenge their...

What’s Gov. Kim Reynolds got to worry about? In Iowa Capital...

Gov. Kim Reynolds doesn’t seem to have a lot of worries these days.  She’s starting the second legislative session of her four-year term.  Her...

Auditor says Iowa can’t measure Medicaid success due to bad data...

Iowa Auditor of State Rob Sand issued a stinging indictment of Iowa’s privatized Medicaid system Thursday, saying his office has been unable to collect...

Lawmakers will reconsider medical marijuana expansion Governor vetoed increase in THC...

Iowa leaders have committed to re-examining the state’s medical marijuana program after a measure to expand it was vetoed by Iowa Gov. Kim Reynolds...

GOP leaders: Legislative hearings into Glenwood allegations should wait Speaker-select...

Despite the deaths and allegations of human experimentation reported at Glenwood Resource Center, Iowa Republican legislators said Tuesday there are no plans yet to...

Will Iowa outsource its protection of the elderly?   Iowa now ranks...

State law requires Iowa’s regional ombudsmen to “visit” care facilities — even when there’s no specific complaint to investigate — and, while there, to “observe daily routines, meals and activities.”

Iowa needs money for mental health care. Here’s one place to...

Over the last two legislative sessions, many have worked to improve the treatment of adults and children who suffer from mental illnesses in Iowa. ...
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