October 16, 2016 | 6:30 am

Jeff Edburg (from left) and Colin Edburg, 14, share a moment as they look through a photo album during a birthday party for Colin at Hills and Dales in Dubuque on Monday, July 4, 2016. (Stephen Mally/The Gazette)

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Six months into the state’s move to a capitated Medicaid program run by three private managed-care organizations, Jeff Edberg was a bit confused by a letter he received just this past week by his son’s insurer, AmeriHealth Caritas Iowa.
The letter stated that his son Colin’s care at Hills and Dales — an intermediate care facility in Dubuque that cares for medically fragile children — had been approved for September to December.
“Colin has been a member since 5-1-16,” Edberg said in a phone interview from Iowa City on Friday.
When he called to get a better understanding of what that letter meant — Does Colin’s care need to …
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