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Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i)

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Your kids are your life. We’ll put them first, too – just like you do.

If your kids are eligible for the Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa (hawk-i) program, they can join Amerigroup. We’ll give them all of their regular hawk-i benefits like: 

  • A primary care provider (PCP) to manage your child’s health care needs
  • Vision care 
  • Wellness visits and immunizations
  • Prescriptions, plus certain over-the-counter medicines
  • Specialty physician services
  • Plus extras they can really use to help them stay healthy

If you have questions or want to learn more, you can call us at 1-800-600-4441 (TTY 711).

You can view the 2016 Comparison of the State of Iowa Medicaid Enterprise Basic Benefits Based on Eligibility Determination chart for more information.

  • Free Boys & Girls Club membership
  • Healthy Families Program to help kids live healthier lives
  • Free stocked backpacks and comfort items for Foster Care, Subsidized Adoption and Guardianship waiver members
  • Free dental supplies
  • Video chats with doctors using LiveHealth Online
  • Amerigroup Community Resource Link to help you find community services near you

Extra Benefits and Services Booklet

We work with Express Scripts to provide your pharmacy benefit. We cover a wide range of prescriptions and many over-the-counter medicines.

You don’t pay any pharmacy copays.

Getting your prescription filled is easy!

You can go to any pharmacy in our plan. Use the pharmacy locator tool to find a pharmacy close to you.

  • Give the pharmacist your written prescription or have the doctor call it in
  • ​Show your Amerigroup ID card

What is the Preferred Drug List (PDL)?

The PDL is a list of preferred and nonpreferred drugs Amerigroup covers. Non-preferred drugs may require a prior authorization. You’ll need approval from us to get these medicines. Your provider will ask us for one. Your request will be sent to our Pharmacy team for review and decision.

For the latest PDL, visit: www.iowamedicaidpdl.com

Pharmacy Formulary Exception Request

If you’re taking a drug that isn’t listed on the PDL, you or your authorized representative can ask for an exception to keep taking it.

To ask for an exception, email: submitmyexceptionreq@amerigroup.com.

Mixing Drugs and Side Effects

Learn more about what drugs you can and can’t take together or side effects on the Express Scripts Drug Information Website

Express Scripts Prescription Drug Reimbursement Form

Express Scripts Online Registration Instructions

For answers to some of your prescription drug coverage questions, go to our Frequently Asked Questions page or call Member Services.

Your member handbook is your go-to guide for health services. It tells you how you can get the most from Amerigroup. Read it to find out about:

  • Your benefits
  • Special programs and services, including case management, service coordination and our Health Home program
  • Your rights and responsibilities as an Amerigroup member
  • How to choose a primary care provider
  • How to get help if your doctor’s office is closed
  • Renewing your coverage
  • How to reach Amerigroup Member Services if you have questions

Download your member handbook below:

Real Solutions® Healthy Rewards

Healthy Rewards is a program that pays you for taking control of your health. You can earn $10, $20 or $30 for completing healthy activities, like wellness check ups, diabetic screenings, mammograms, medication refills and more.

Enroll today and start earning rewards!

To learn more and enroll, call 1-877-868-2004 or visit www.myamerigroup.com/HealthyRewards. On our website, find out:

  • How the program works
  • What rewards are available and which ones you may be eligible for
  • How often you can earn a reward for each activity
  • When you’ll receive your Healthy Rewards debit card
  • Where you can spend your reward dollars
  • And more!

You must be enrolled in the Healthy Rewards program to earn rewards for your healthy activities.