Iowa Democrats offer health insurance option
BPC Staff Oct 30, 2017 | 3:37 pm
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Waterloo-Cedar Falls Courier: Two Democratic legislators Friday called for shifting Iowa’s privately run Medicaid system back to a fee-for-service state program in a cost-saving move they say would fund a new public health insurance option for Iowans facing skyrocketing premiums. Under the proposal from Sen. Matt McCoy, D-Des Moines, and Rep. John Forbes, D-Urbandale, Iowans with incomes below 400 percent of the federal poverty level would be able to buy health insurance through the individual marketplace and still receive subsidies.
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