Mental Health

255th Street
1:48 pm
Sun February 2, 2014

Neighbors Want Lee County Road Improved

Neighbors want 255th Street in Lee County to be paved

Residents who live along a gravel road in Lee County are again calling for the Board of Supervisors to improve it.

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County, State Approval Needed
4:29 pm
Wed September 25, 2013

Mental Health Care Network Forming in SEIA

The proposed boundaries for Southeast Iowa Link (SEIL)

There could soon be a mental health care network operating in the southeast corner of Iowa.

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Approves Mental Health Contracts
4:59 pm
Wed June 12, 2013

Lee County Addressing Audit Concerns

Lee County Board of Supervisors

Lee County believes it has come up with a way to address an issue that popped up during the county's most recent audit.

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Six Counties Want to Work Together
5:15 pm
Wed March 20, 2013

IA Considering Regional Request

Six counties in southeast Iowa are waiting on the state to sign off on their plan to work together on mental health care services.

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Mental Health Reform
10:49 pm
Mon June 11, 2012

Lee County Preparing for Changes

Lee County Board of Supervisors
  • Ryanne Wood on Mental Health

Upcoming changes to Iowa’s mental health system may not impact Lee County in the short term.

The state will start covering the cost of Medicaid-endorsed services in July.  That means there will be no more reimbursements for counties, which will drastically shrink budgets for mental health and other developmental disabilities.

What is left in the budgets will be primarily used to pay for services not covered by Medicaid.

Ryanne Wood oversees Lee County’s MHDD department.  She says that is why efforts are underway to shift county-funded clients to Medicaid.

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