Hawki provides health care coverage for uninsured children under the age of 19. The child must be a citizen or a lawfully admitted resident and meet the income guidelines.
Services covered under Hawki include:
- Doctor visits
- Hospital care
- Dental care
- Vision exams
- Mental Health
- Chiropractic care
Marion County Public Health is available for assistance with completing an application or a renewal. Even if you currently have insurance but think you may qualify, call us and we can help you with the application process and any questions you may have.
Even if you have private health insurance you can be eligible for dental coverage only through Hawki.
When a child is enrolled, they will be eligible for 12 months. Coverage must be renewed every year. Renewal forms must be completed and returned every year in order for coverage to continue.
The Covering Kids and Families project in rural Iowa increases awareness of the availability of free or low cost health insurance for children. The South Central Regional Coalition (SCRC) collaborates with partners from Appanoose, Clarke, Decatur, Jasper, Lucas, Marion, Monroe, Poweshiek, Ringgold, and Wayne counties to reach families.