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Iowa gets new Medicaid Director, Michael Randol, from previous MCO run state.

Monday, November 20, 2017

The Iowa Department of Human Services (DHS) announced Friday that Michael Randol has been appointed director of the Iowa Medicaid Enterprise (IME). In his new role, Mr. Randol will oversee the $5 billion program which serves more than 600,000 Iowans each year. He transitions to DHS leadership from his post with the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, where he served as the State Medicaid Director. Prior to this he was the Veterans Services Manager with the Department of Commerce.