Iowa Medicaid Reimbursement Program

For schools that provide medically necessary health-related services to children that are Medicaid eligible, the school district is enrolled as a provider with the Iowa Department of Human Services. The district can receive reimbursement for covered services rendered to students with an IEP or IHP who are enrolled in Medicaid. Covered services include:

  • Audiological Services
  • Behavior Services
  • Consultation Services
  • Medical Supplies and Equipment
  • Medical Transportation and Escort Services
  • Nursing Services
  • Nutrition Counseling
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Personal Health Services
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychological Services
  • Social Work and Counseling
  • Speech-Language Therapy
  • and Vision Services.

Leader's program includes:

  • AIMR (Advanced Iowa Medicaid Reimbursement), Leader’s web-based program for record keeping, claims submission, and program oversight within the district.
  • Alternative paper documentation vehicles available
  • Monitoring of program changes and client notification of any changes
  • Student eligibility information
  • Communication with clients directly via Leader Update
  • Assistance with program start-up
  • Staff training
  • Electronic Medicaid claims preparation and submission
  • Verification and data entry of all billing forms
  • Claims reconciliation and resubmission of corrected claims previously rejected
  • Program advocacy on behalf of school-based clients
  • Toll-free telephone and email technical and program assistance and support
  • Monthly management reports on services billed and reimbursement received

For more information, please contact Leader today!