Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-88.10 - Marketing

Current through Register Vol. 44, No. 12, December 15, 2021

(1) Marketing procedures. All marketing plans, procedures, and materials used by the PHP must be approved in writing by the department prior to use. Random door-to-door marketing of low-income families or the offering of financial incentives will not be approved.
(2) Marketing representatives. Marketing representatives utilized to market Medicaid recipients must be sufficiently trained and capable of performing marketing activities within the requirements of the contract. The PHP's marketing representatives must represent the PHP in an honest and straightforward manner. In its marketing presentations, the PHP must include information which ensures that the representative is not mistaken for a department employee. Marketing presentations which intentionally belittle or maliciously downplay the benefit package, services, or providers of another participating managed health care option will not be approved.
(3) Marketing presentations. The PHP may make marketing presentations in the local office(s) of the department or otherwise include the department in marketing efforts at the discretion of the department.
(4) Marketing materials. Written material must include a marketing brochure or a member handbook which fully explains the services available, how and when to obtain them, and special factors applicable to enrolled recipients as specified in the contract.


Iowa Admin. Code r. 441-88.10
Amended by IAB January 06, 2016/Volume XXXVIII, Number 14, effective 1/1/2016

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