Having health insurance helps to keep you and your family healthy, and 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:
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 or Hawki coverage.
The Care for Kids program at the Scott County Health Department can help local families on Iowa Medicaid and Hawki with connecting to: