If you’re a Medicaid recipient in Iowa with incontinence, we have very good news for you: Iowa Medicaid could cover the cost of Incontinence Supplies.
Does Iowa Medicaid Cover Incontinence Supplies?
Iowa Medicaid currently does offer coverage of incontinence supplies to eligible individuals. People enrolled in Iowa Medicaid could use those benefits to get products such as bladder control pads, adult briefs (diapers), or protective underwear at little to no cost.
Iowa Medicaid Coverage Requirements
In order for Iowa Medicaid to cover the cost of incontinence supplies, the products must first be considered medically necessary. That means a doctor or qualified medical professional must confirm that the products are needed to manage the condition.
Iowa Medicaid might also require that the supplies be pre-approved before they can be received.
Iowa Medicaid Incontinence Coverage Details
Iowa Medicaid benefits are provided through Fee-For-Service and Managed Care plans.
Types of Benefit:
- Managed Care
Requirements for Coverage:
- A doctor or other qualified medical professional must confirm that the supplies are needed to treat your condition
- Supplies are not covered for children under the age of 3.
- Products may need to be pre-approved before you can receive them.
HCD participates in this Medicaid program!
How to Get Your Supplies
To get supplies with Iowa Medicaid, you must first visit the doctor and get a diagnosis. A doctor’s diagnosis serves as proof that your supplies are medically necessary. Once you’ve seen your doctor, you may be eligible to get supplies with your benefits.
Next, it’s time to sign up online and set up your first order. The process only a few minutes and will help you find the perfect product for your condition. Just be sure to have your insurance and doctor information handy.
Once complete, we’ll send your products right to your door and bill Medicaid on your behalf. Our team handles the paperwork and communication with your doctor, so you have nothing to worry about except enjoying life to its fullest.
To learn more about other state Medicaid plans, check out our State Medicaid Coverage Guide of Incontinence Supplies.