IA man dead after home care suspended

A Medicaid patient lost the care he’d received for 20 years. 3 months later, he was dead.

CLOSE ORANGE CITY, Ia. – Thirty-two years ago, a vehicle accident left Todd Mouw a quadriplegic, unable to feed himself and needing a ventilator to breathe. Yet for decades he was able to live at home with the help of family, aided by medical staff who visited him daily to help provide 24-hour care.