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  • Erin Murphy Times Bureau
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DES MOINES — A “crippling blow,” as one advocate put it, could be dealt to low-income and disabled Iowans who receive services from a public h…

  • Rod Boshart Times Bureau

DES MOINES — Gov. Terry Branstad warned Monday that Democratic probing of state child welfare services could negatively affect a criminal pros…

  • Rod Boshart Times Bureau

DES MOINES — State agency managers were struggling Monday to absorb the final $11.5 million in state budget cuts that are required to cover lo…

  • Chelsea Keenan The Gazette

DES MOINES — The three private insurers managing the state’s $5 billion Medicaid program expect their one-year losses cumulatively to reach $4…

  • Chelsea Keenan The Gazette

A dozen state employees were fired or resigned after an investigation found that multiple intellectually disabled residents at the Glenwood St…

  • Rod Boshart and Chelsea Keenan The Gazette

DES MOINES — Up to 10 positions at the Independence Mental Health Institute will be eliminated with the state’s decision to close a 15-bed ped…

Health officials and advocacy groups say a Davenport woman who allegedly placed her baby in a trash can after secretly giving birth in a hospi…

New federal rules could make it easier for a Memphis-based company to fight allegations that it will "cherry pick" patients at its proposed ne…

  • Christinia Crippes Waterloo Courier

WATERLOO, Iowa — A new nationwide initiative aimed at closing juvenile prisons is setting its sights first on the 80 oldest and largest facili…

U.S. Rep. Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa, called on the Obama administration Thursday to deny the request to switch Iowa's Medicaid system to managed care.