For more information on telehealth in regards to Medicare, the national NASW website has a nice page on that:

Iowa Department of Human Services COVID-19 Resource page



State of Iowa


The Children’s Defense has developed a page of resources for families during the COVID-19 era

Clients who are currently out of state?

Have a client who is currently in a state where you are not licensed, but needs services?Check the Association of Social Work Boards website to see if regulations have been waived in that state to allow out of state licensees to provide social work services via telehealth.

Click the phrase “For Social Workers” for links to the information that you need.

RACI Network Announcements

1. RACI and Lutheran Services in Iowa, in partnership with 211, Polk County Heath Department, and the Iowa Department of Public Health, have launched a new hotline that will help expand access and capacity to Iowans who are limited in English.  We will have interpretation available in Spanish, Arabic, Swahili, Kinyarawanda, Kirundi/Kinyamulenge, French, Burmese, Karen, Karenni, Nepali, Somali, Tigrinya, Kunama, Amharic, Nuer, Maban, Vietnamese, Mandarin, and other optional languages.  Interpreters will be available 8:30-5:00 with a 24 hour voicemail.  For more information click here.  Please feel free to share!  1-877-558-2609