Medicaid – Title XIX Medical Assistance

Medicaid (Title XIX) is a state funded program which provides income based healthcare coverage. It is available as a primary or secondary health insurance for qualified individuals.

In Iowa, Medicaid has two main coverage groups: Most Iowa Medicaid members are enrolled in the IA Health Link managed care program. This program provides health coverage through a Managed Care Organization (MCO) that members get to choose. Some Medicaid members will get health coverage through the Medicaid Fee-for-Service program.