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Health Insurance Resources

Health Insurance Resources

Having health insurance not only helps to keep you and your family healthy, but can prevent you from experiencing out-of-pocket health care costs.  SCHD staff can help you and your family connect with the Following health insurance programs:  

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Hawki

Hawki is a free or low-cost health insurance for the children and teenagers of working Iowa families.​​

Health insurance application, pencil & glasses

Presumptive Eligibility

Presumptive Eligibility is temporary Medicaid health insurance that starts the same day that you apply.  It helps you to do things like go to the doctor or fill a prescription, while you wait for the Iowa Department of Human Services to review your application for ongoing Medicaid.

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The Care for Kids program at the Scott County Health Department can help local families on Iowa Medicaid and Hawki with connecting to:

  • Health care providers taking their health insurance (like doctors, dentists, vision care providers, and other specialists)
  • Health insurance resources (like who to call for rides to appointments, where to get a replacement insurance card, and who to contact for billing questions)
  • Community resources (like food pantries, child care assistance, and heating assistance)

News & Notices

We are happy to announce the release of the 2019 Community Health Improvement Plan (CHIP) for the Scott County and Rock Island County Health Departments. The CHIP is a product of efforts by the community to formulate goals, strategies, and an action plan to address priority issues identified...
Posted: September 16, 2019
The State of Iowa is seeking and collecting information from impacted residents following the Mississippi Flooding that took place in April and May 2019. Click heading to learn more.
Posted: July 19, 2019