Slide 2. Iowa's NIATx Experience

Administrative Overhaul Improves Access to Substance Abuse Services for Iowa Patients

Slide presentation describes the Innovations Exchange.

Iowa's NIATx Experience

  • Prairie Ridge receives Pathways to Recovery Grant.
  • State of Iowa—submitted application and chosen as one of four States to work on a State/Payor Pilot initiative in 2004
    1. Mecca/UCS/SATUCI/Winterset/Magellan
    2. Walkthroughs
  • June 2006—Iowa invited to be part of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation "Cross Systems Financing" Project.
    • Populations: co-occurring mental health/substance abuse
    • Services: financing, training, and development of programs
    • Funding: Medicaid and substance abuse block grant

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Page last reviewed October 2010
Internet Citation: Slide 2. Iowa's NIATx Experience: Administrative Overhaul Improves Access to Substance Abuse Services for Iowa Patients. October 2010. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. http://www.ahrq.gov/cpi/centers/ockt/kt/webinars/hcie/decker/deckersld2.html