homeless http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa Medicaid Alternative Shows Fed's Flexibility http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowa-medicaid-alternative-shows-feds-flexibility <p>More than twenty states have refused to expand Medicaid under Obamacare, leaving many Americans below the poverty line with few health insurance options. Some states are coming up with their own low-income health plans which would give them some of the federal money set aside for Medicaid expansions while writing their own rules. Federal authorities approved <em>Iowa’s</em> alternative proposal. As Iowa Public Radio’s Clay Masters reports… the rest of the country is taking note.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 24 Dec 2013 11:20:00 +0000 Clay Masters 33827 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa Medicaid Alternative Shows Fed's Flexibility Job Training for the Homeless http://iowapublicradio.org/post/job-training-homeless <p><span class="userContent">Today on Talk of Iowa, host Charity Nebbe discusses job training programs for the homeless by exploring Iowa City's Shelter House "Culinary Starts" program, that teaches its clients how to prepare food</span>. The program also generates revenue by catering to local businesses.</p><p>Nebbe also talks with a veteran and a director involved in the <span class="userContent">Goodwill of the Heartland's employment program.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 15 May 2013 20:33:44 +0000 Emily Woodbury & Charity Nebbe 20830 at http://iowapublicradio.org Job Training for the Homeless