IowaCare participants assigned to UI Hospitals and Clinics for primary medical care services or IowaCare participants not assigned to any specific medical home:
- may receive up to a 60-day supply of some generic prescription medicine for a $4 copayment with multiple refills
- may receive some diabetic supplies for a $4 copayment in the UI Hospitals and Clinics pharmacy
- the maximum out-of-pocket expense for prescriptions filled at the UI Hospitals and Clinics is $20/month
- after 5 prescriptions there are no additional copayments
- prescriptions may be mailed to Iowa home addresses outside of Johnson County for a $5 fee per package (or $10 if overnight delivery needed for refrigerated items)
- a one-time 30-day supply of brand name pharmaceuticals is provided if there is not a generic alternative
- UI Hospitals and Clinics patients are referred to the Medication Assistance Center for help with manufacturer assistance programs
- may use MyChart to review medical records, manage prescriptions, and contact your care team
IowaCare participants assigned to Broadlawns, Community Health Center of Fort Dodge, Council Bluffs Community Health Center, Crescent, Peoples, Primary Health Care of Marshalltown, or Siouxland medical homes are not eligible to receive prescription medications from UI Hospitals and Clinics unless prescribed as part of inpatient care provided by UI doctors. Please contact your medical home for assistance.
Medical EquipmentIowaCare beneficiaries may be eligible for limited durable medical equipment items after an inpatient stay at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics or Broadlawns Medical Center.