The Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation, or Federal Black Lung Program, administers claims filed under the Black Lung Benefits Act. The Act provides compensation to coal miners who are totally disabled by pneumoconiosis arising out of coal mine employment, and to survivors of coal miners whose deaths are attributable to the disease.
Links to county Veterans Affairs offices which may assist you with compensation/pensions, medical care, military records, grave markers and veteran home loans. Some counties may also have dedicated funds to assist you with temporary shelter/utilities, food/health supplies, medical/dental, job placement, counseling and transportation.
Learn about Medicaid (Title 19), hawk-i: Healthy and Well Kids in Iowa, and the Health Insurance Premium Payment (HIPP) Program. Links to application forms are included.