HUBBELL HEARS MEDICAID COMPLAINTS FROM LOCAL AGENCIES

first_imgFred Hubbell, the Democratic candidate for Governor of Iowa, was in Sioux City Thursday conducting a Medicaid roundtable with area agencies who provide services to patients with disabilities.Hubbell heard from agency heads like Gary Turbes of Mid Step Services and Jennifer McCabe of Opportunities Unlimited, which hosted the roundtable:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/FREDHUB.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC…………audits down there. ;20One major issue was said to be timeliness of reimbursements to those agencies for the care they provide:Audio Playerhttp://kscj.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/FREDHUB2.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume.OC……..have to make. ;25Hubbell says as a result of the Branstad-Reynolds Medicaid privatization, over 40,000 Iowans have had their services denied or reduced, and disabled Iowans are being denied medical devices they need.last_img

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