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Leading Bleeding Disorders Advocacy Organizations File Hemophilia Discrimination Complaint Against Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield

August 15, 2017

– Complaint argues Wellmark’s withdrawal from the Iowa marketplace discriminates against protected health conditions under the ACA, including hemophilia, and its disclosure of a patient’s personal health information violates HIPAA WASHINGTON, Aug. 15, 2017 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF), Hemophilia Federation of America (HFA), and Hemophilia of Iowa (HOI) filed a complaint today with […]

Iowa Pre-existing Conditions Insurance Plan (PCIP) Program’s low enrollment

September 9, 2010

Only 32 people have applied for the Iowa PCIP (temporary high risk pool).  An estimated 34,500 people would qualify for the program that has enough funds to cover approximately 975 Iowans.  Iowa received roughly $35 million in federal funding to pay for the temporary program called HIP-Iowa Fed The PCIP is a temporary program that […]


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