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hawk-i is a program that provides health care insurance for Iowa children in families with limited incomes. Once your child is enrolled, they are eligible for 12 months. Renewal forms must be completed and returned yearly to remain eligible.

                        Healthy kids are happy kids!


Children and teens under 19 years of age are eligible if they:

  • Meet income guidelines
  • Are Iowa residents
  • Are U.S. citizens or permanent legal residents
  • Are not the dependent of a State of Iowa employee
  • Are not eligible for Medicaid benefits


Services that are covered under hawk-i include:

 Doctor visits  Hospital care  Prescriptions
 Well-child Visits  Emergencies  Surgery
 Dental Care  Vision Exams  Hearing Services
 Speech Therapy  Chiropractic Services  Nursing Care Services
Home Health Care Outreach Therapy Ambulance Services
Outpatient Hospital Services Inpatient Hospital Services   Durable Medial Equipment
Mental Health / Substance Abuse       


The hawk-i program offers a dental only coverage option for children who have health insurance but may not have dental insurance coverage. These services include:

Cleanings & checkups Fluoride treatments
Sealants Fillings and crowns


We can provide assistance signing up for hawk-i.  Simply call 712-224-5424 or 1-800-587-3005 or you can apply on line at www.hawk-i.org.