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Public Notice: Regarding Dental Wellness Plan (DWP) State Plan Benefits

Notice is hereby given, in accordance with 42 CFR §440.386, that the Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) has posted for public comment the following Medicaid State Plan Amendments (SPAs) related to programmatic changes to dental benefits provided under the Iowa Medicaid State Plan and via the Iowa Dental Wellness Plan (DWP) effective July 1, 2018. 

This notice provides a summary of the purpose of the SPAs and also serves to open the 30-day public comment period. All comments must be received by June 29, 2018.

Public Notice: Regarding DWP State Plan Benefits 

Post Date:

May 30, 2018

End Date:

June 29, 2018


The purpose of this posting is to provide public notice and receive public comments for consideration regarding DWP State Plan Benefits.


Public Notice: DWP Alternative Benefit Plan Amendments (SPA IA 18-012 & SPA IA 18-013)
Attachments(To open attachments ABP3 and ABP5 using Chrome, Firefox, and Safari browsers, please download and save the files in your hard drive and open using Acrobat Reader. The files will open without downloading using Internet Explorer.)
ABP3 - IA 18-012
ABP5 - IA 18-012
Supplement 2 to Attachment 3

Written comments may be addressed to:

Heather Miller
Department of Human Services
Iowa Medicaid Enterprise
100 Army Post Road
Des Moines, IA 50315

Comments may also be sent via electronic mail to

All comments must be received by June 29, 2018, at 4:30 p.m.