Our health system has a new name. Iowa Health System is now UnityPoint Health



UnityPoint Health - Trinity

802 Kenyon Road

Fort Dodge, Iowa 50501



Accepted Insurance and Details

Details about your care, services, or treatments at UnityPoint Health - Trinity may be asked for by your insurance company. Your case manger will be responsible for responding to this.


Trinity Insurance Acceptances:

  • Medicare

  • Medicaid

  • Veterans Administration

  • Community Care Network

  • Coventry HMO

  • Coventry PPO

  • First Health

  • Health Alliance

  • John Deere Health Choice

  • John Deere Choice-Standard

  • John Deere Health Select

  • Midlands Choice

  • Principal Financial Group

  • CappCare

  • TriCare

  • Wellmark Blue Cross Accountable Health Plans

Medicare Patients

  • UnityPoint Health - Trinity is an approved Medicare provider.

  • You will be asked questions to help us determine who should be listed as your main insurance payor.

  • All services are billed to Medicare following federal guidelines.

  • You will not be asked to pay for a co-payment or deductible amounts since most supplemental insurance policies pay this amount.

  • If you have questions about your benefits, please ask your case manager or call Medicare at 800.633.4227.

Medicaid Patients

  • UnityPoint Health - Trinity is an approved Medicaid provider.

  • You must qualify for coverage at the time a service is given and show a Medicaid card for the current month.

  • If your card lists a main insurance, you will also be asked to give that insurance company detail at the time of admission.

Insurance Terminology


Co-insurance: The share of your covered expenses (usually a percentage) you must pay after the deductible is reached. For example, a policy may require you to pay 20% of the cost of the services you receive up to a certain dollar amount.


Co-payment: A specified dollar amount you pay when you see a doctor or use outpatient services. This is paid to the provider at the time of service. Your co-payment is determined by your insurance plan.


Deductible: The initial amount of expenses you will have to pay before benefits are covered under your policy.


Medicaid/medical assistance: A government program that provides healthcare coverage for low-income individuals and families.


Pre-admission certification/prior authorization: A written approval from your insurance provider that certain services provided by the hospital will be covered by your health plan.


If you have any financial questions regarding your medical bills please contact a Trinity Financial Advocate at: (515) 574-6627.


If you have any other questions please contact Trinity's Customer Service at: (888) 343-4165.