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Dealing With Medical Debt

It is important to plan for medical expenses. Equally important is knowing how to deal with medical bills when you have no money to pay them.

Getting Emergency Medical Care

Hospitals must treat you - even if you don’t have insurance - when you have an emergency condition or are a woman in active labor. Hospitals must treat your medical emergency until you become stable. The hospital may bill you later, but it cannot turn you away from emergency care.

Getting the Health Care Services You Need

Has your insurance company, Medicare or Medicaid denied you help? You don't have to take no for an answer.

hawk-i Insurance for Children

What do you do when your children have no health insurance but you have too much money to be eligible for Title 19? You may want to consider the hawk-i program.

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Programs

Sometimes a person who requires health-related care and assistance with activities of daily living does not need or want to move out of his or her home. Medicaid may be able to provide help for persons with disabilities who can live at home with support.

Iowa's County Veterans Relief Program

If you are a veteran, you might be able to get financial help from the county in which you live. Each county must have a County Commission of Veterans Affairs.

Medicaid Payment for Nursing Home Care

Many people rely on Medicaid, also known as Title 19, to pay for their nursing home care. People may generally receive Medicaid payment for their nursing home care if their income is $2,523 or less per month and their nonexempt resources are $2,000 or less.

The Family and Medical Leave Act

Every working person should know about the Family and Medical Leave Act, or FMLA. FMLA is a law that says that in certain situations, an employer may have to give an employee time off for certain reasons, such as when they are sick, or when they have family members who need care.

Utilities and Medical Concerns

What to do if you have a medical condition and your utilities were shut off.

Getting Emergency Medical Care

Hospitals must treat you - even if you don’t have insurance - when you have an emergency condition or are a woman in active labor. Hospitals must treat your medical emergency until you become stable. The hospital may bill you later, but it cannot turn you away from emergency care.

Getting Medical Assistance

Many people need help paying for health care. Iowa has several programs that may help you.

Getting the Health Care Services You Need

Has your insurance company, Medicare or Medicaid denied you help? You don't have to take no for an answer.

Home and Community Based Services (HCBS) Programs

Sometimes a person who requires health-related care and assistance with activities of daily living does not need or want to move out of his or her home. Medicaid may be able to provide help for persons with disabilities who can live at home with support.

Medicaid Payment for Nursing Home Care

Many people rely on Medicaid, also known as Title 19, to pay for their nursing home care. People may generally receive Medicaid payment for their nursing home care if their income is $2,523 or less per month and their nonexempt resources are $2,000 or less.

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