Health Care Assistance

Affordable Care Act

Health Insurance Marketplace
Dept. of Health and Human Services
465 Industrial Blvd.
London, KY 40750

Phone: 800-318-2596 (National)
Phone: 844-342-6604 (State)

Website: https://www.healthcare.gov/
Iowa Website: https://www.healthinsurance.org/iowa/


Extra Help with Medicare Prescription Drug Costs

You may be able to get extra help to pay for the monthly premiums, annual deductibles, and co-payments related to the Medicare Prescription Drug program. However, you must be enrolled in a Medicare Prescription Drug plan to get this extra help.

Phone: 800-722-1213
TTY: 800-325-0778

Website: https://www.ssa.gov/benefits/medicare/prescriptionhelp/
Apply Online: https://secure.ssa.gov/iClaim/rib

Note: You DO NOT need to complete this application if you have Medicare and Supplemental Security Income (SSI) or Medicare and Medicaid because you automatically will get the extra help.


Hawki (Healthy & Well Kids in Iowa) & Hawki Dental Only

To qualify, a child must live in Iowa and: Be under 19 years old; Have no other health insurance; Be a citizen of the United States or a qualified alien; Be in a family that meets the hawk-i income limits; Cannot be the dependent of a State of Iowa employee; Children who qualify for Medicaid cannot get hawk-i.

Marion County Public Health
2003 N Lincoln, PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

Phone: 641-828-2238

Website: https://marionph.org/

Fax: 641-842-3442


Health Insurance Plan of Iowa (HIPIOWA)

Provides Health Insurance coverage to Iowa residents who have been denied coverage.

PO Box 1090
Great Bend, KS 67530

Phone: 877-793-6880

Website: https://www.hipiowa.com/


Iowa Department of Human Services—Medicaid Application

Can pick up paper applications at Appanoose County Public Health – 209 E. Jackson Street Centerville, IA
Medicaid applications and questions

Mail or Fax Application to:
Imaging Center 4
PO Box 2027
Cedar Rapids, IA 52406

Phone: 641-684-3900 or 888-338-6067
Phone: 319-892-6700 or 866-534-3112

Website: https://dhs.iowa.gov/
Apply online: https://dhsservices.iowa.gov/apspssp/ssp.portal
PDF application: https://dhs.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/470-5170.pdf

Fax: 515-564-4017


Senior’s Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP)

A free, confidential service that helps Iowans make informed decisions about Medicare and other health coverage.

MercyOne Centerville Medical Center
One St. Joseph’s Drive
Centerville, IA 52544

Phone: 641-437-3411 (local)
Phone: 800-351-4664 (state)

Website: https://shiip.iowa.gov/

Contact us

Call Us

(641) 828-2238

Our Location

2003 N Lincoln St
PO Box 152
Knoxville, IA 50138

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