Integrated Health Care Models Study Committee Meets Tomorrow and Wednesday

The committee is tasked with several goals, including:

  • Review and make recommendations for the formation and operation of integrated care models in Iowa; review integrated care models adopted in other states that integrate both clinical services and nonclinical community and social supports utilizing patient-centered medical homes and community care teams
  • Recommend the best means of incorporating into integrated care models nonprofit and public providers that care for vulnerable populations
  • Review and make recommendations regarding development and implementation of a statewide medical home infrastructure to act as the foundation for integrated care models
  • Review opportunities under the federal Affordable Care Act for development of integrated care models
  • Address consumer protection, governance, performance standards, data reporting, health information exchange, patient attribution, and regulation issues relative to integrated care models
  • Perform other duties specified in the legislation

In addition, the committee will serve as a legislative advisory council on multipayer health care delivery systems to guide the development by the Department of Human Services of Iowa’s design model and implementation plan for the State Innovation Models Initiative Grant awarded by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid of the United States Department of Health and Human Services. The study committee may request that legislative leaders authorize supplementing the study committee membership to ensure there is a comprehensive review process and adequate stakeholder participation.

The meeting will be held on Tuesday at 10:00 am in Room 103 at the Iowa State Capitol.  The Wednesday meeting will be held at 9:00 am, also in Room 103.

Click here to see the committee membership.