Hawk Application Instructions

There are several ways through which one can apply for the Healthy and Well Kids Iowa program, these include:

Paper Application

One can obtain and fill out a paper application from the department of human services by visiting the nearest Department of Human Services office. At this office you will meet a HAWK-I representative who will provide answers to any queries you have regarding the application process and processing.

Once you have the necessary information, you will then proceed to fill the form making sure to provide responses to all questions and to attach any supporting document. Once all these processes have been achieved you should submit the application for processing.

Online Application

A more convenient way of making an application for the Healthy and Well Kids Iowa program is by filling out an online application form. This is much easier and much convenient as one can fill out an application at any time, anywhere. Another advantage of an online application is that you can fill it in bits as you will pick up from where you left it the last time you filled.

You can access the Iowa online application by following the following link: www.hawk-i.org/en_US/

Apply by Phone/In-Person

Contact Information for the Healthy and Well Kids Iowa program

You can locate you local office here: hhs.iowa.gov/

Or, call us, Monday to Friday, 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 1 (800) 257-8563 (voice) or TDD: 515-457-8051/1 (888) 422-2319

In order to get more information or request for an application form to be sent to you, you can call the toll free number above. This is very helpful as one is able to talk to a professional who will guide him or her through the application process. For more information visit Iowa's Hawki informational page.

Eligibility Requirements

In order to qualify for the Healthy and Well Kids Iowa program one needs to meet a set of eligibility requirements. These eligibility requirements include:

  • The applicant must be below 19 years of age
  • The applicant should not have other health insurance coverage
  • The applicant should be a citizen of US, or a legal alien
  • Individuals who qualify for Medicaid cannot qualify for HAWK-I

You qualify for the Healthy and Well Kids Iowa program once all these requirements are met.