Office of the Governor of Iowa

Governor Branstad

True side-by-side comparison of Healthy Iowa Plan vs. Medicaid expansion

April 10, 2013

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The office of Gov. Terry E. Branstad and Lt. Gov. Kim Reynolds today released a true side-by-side comparison of their Healthy Iowa Plan vs. the expansion of Medicaid.

The Healthy Iowa Plan is a modern health care delivery system that will ensure the patients it serves will live longer, healthier lives, whereas Medicaid is an aging, 1960s’ system that fails to make its patients healthier. The comparison is found here.