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Iowa Medicaid COVID-19 Unwind Information and resources for providers and patients There are two parts of the Iowa Medicaid COVID-19 Unwind process: the continuous coverage “unwind,” which began in February 2023; and the public health emergency (PHE) unwind, which will end on May 11, 2023. During the COVID-19 public health emergency, Iowa Medicaid was required…
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Recognizing Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month A blue pinwheel is a symbol of hope for a child’s future Communities across Iowa are celebrating Child Abuse Prevention Month during April, using blue pinwheels to represent the happy, carefree childhood and bright future we hope for each and every child. How can we help ensure more children…
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Looking for more news to help care for kids? Check out these EPSDT updates... MMWR: AADM Network Surveillance Summaries / March 24, 2023 The Autism and Developmental Disabilities Monitoring Network (ADDM) estimates of the overall prevalence of ASD among children aged 8 years for 2020 was 27.6 per 1,000 (one in 36) children aged 8 years…
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Limited Health Care for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth

Aggregated data by state reveals geographic barriers in the Midwest A recent Pediatrics article, “Geographic Distribution of Clinical Care for Transgender and Gender-Diverse Youth,” examined how geographic barriers limit access to clinical care in the United States for transgender and gender-diverse (TGD) youth. Researchers aggregated data for mental health providers for TGD youth by state.…
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