The Mercy of Iowa City Regional Physician Hospital Organization (PHO) has signed contracts with Amerigroup, AmeriHealth Caritas, and UnitedHealthcare for providers associated with the Mercy of Iowa City Regional PHO (please see our Provider Directory), and Mercy Hospital, Iowa City for the Iowa Medicaid Privatization managed care (MCOs) plans with an effective date of April 1, 2016.  AmeriHealth Caritas has terminated their participation as a MCO effective November 30, 2017.  Please check with your provider to see if he/she is participating in the two remaining plans.