hawk-i stands for Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa. hawk-i is free or low-cost health insurance for the children and teenagers of working Iowa families. hawk-i offers two types of plans – a medical and dental plan, and a dental only plan. The monthly cost is based on a family’s size and income - no family pays more than $40 a month and some families pay nothing at all.
Basic covered hawk-i services include: well-child check-ups; doctor visits when your child is sick; immunizations; dental care; hospital care; emergency care; surgery; eye exams; eye glasses and contact lenses; hearing services; prescriptions; mental health and substance abuse care; chiropractic care; and speech therapy.
For a full description of covered services:
To qualify for hawk-i, your child must:
Contact your local hawk-i Outreach Coordinator at the Scott County Health Department at 563-328-4114, or visit www.hawk-i.org for more information.
Presumptive Eligibility Services
Presumptive Eligibility (PE) Insurance is a temporary Medicaid insurance that helps people to get the medical care that they need while they wait to find out if they have been approved for ongoing Medicaid or hawk-i insurance.
To qualify for PE Insurance, you must:
Scott County Health Department staff can help you complete an application for PE insurance. If approved, the temporary coverage begins the same day that you apply. For more information, please call 563-328-4114 or visit Iowa Department of Human Services.