The state handed over its nearly
The bill failed to make it through the
The oversight includes additional funds for a managed-care ombudsman, external quality reports and expanded duties for the
"We still believe oversight is a crucial part so that vulnerable Iowans do not fall through the cracks," said
But, Jochum said, it's more important than ever that
That's because the change in power means Sen.
During the last legislative session, Mathis held multiple hearings on the transition -- calling
"I'm concerned," Ragan said.
But she expects parties to work together to ask the necessary questions to ensure providers and consumers are protected.
A second oversight meeting will take place in December.
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