Estates billed for insurance costs

Iowa is one of 10 states invoking an obscure part of the Affordable Care Act, an estate-recovery policy for people on expanded Medicaid programs. Nearly 14,000 Iowan's are affected by the policy, which bills an estate for medical bills racked up during nursing home stays or similar care.

Source: The Des Moines Register

Posted on: March 17, 2014

Rules stymie help for autistic kids

The Register continues its Iowa Kids series, looking in to the challenges facing autistic kids and their families. Insurance companies rarely support treatment services and state and federal programs have many limitations.

Source: The Des Moines Register

Posted on: January 28, 2013