Blood Lead Screenings

October 24 – 30, 2021 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. About 3.3 million American families have children under 6 years of age at risk of exposure to lead. Medicaid and CHIP cover blood lead screening tests for children. Families and Campaign partners can get more information here: CDC - National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

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Children's Health Coverage Programs in Iowa

Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) provide no-cost or low-cost health coverage for eligible children in Iowa. These programs provide health coverage for children so that they can get routine check-ups, immunizations and dental care to keep them healthy.

Even if your child has been turned down in the past or you don't know if they qualify, you may be able to get health coverage now.

Medicaid/CHIP Information in Iowa

Medicaid in Iowa

Or call 1-855-889-7985 to talk to someone about Medicaid in Iowa.

CHIP in Iowa

Or call 1-800-257-8563 to talk to someone about CHIP in Iowa

Medicaid/CHIP Dental Care in Iowa

Medicaid and CHIP also cover dental care for children. Once your child has coverage use the tools below to find dental care in Iowa: