Dozens of health care providers and others crowded a committee room at the statehouse today.
Democrats in the Iowa Senate held a hearing on problems with Iowa’s new privately managed Medicaid program, which provides health care for the poor and disabled.
The issues include delayed payments for providers, and claims denied for services.
Hospitals and others say they’re borrowing money to cover expenses while they wait for reimbursement.
Others have laid off employees because of the shortfall.