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Applying for Other Benefits

Applying for Other Benefits Home » You searched for “medicaid” Last updated: January 3, 2019 This section describes some other public benefits in Illinois you may want to apply for. Applying for Other Benefits If you are applying for Medicaid, you may be eligible for...

Terms of Use

Terms of Use Home » You searched for “create account” Get Care Illinois Website Terms of UseEffective Date: August 2017 These terms and conditions (“Terms of Service”) are a contract between users (“you”) and the Shriver Center on Poverty Law (“Shriver Center,” “we”...

Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy Home » You searched for “” Get Care Illinois Website Privacy Policy The Shriver Center on Poverty Law is committed to protecting your privacy. This Privacy Policy is designed to tell you about the type of information we collect when you visit...

Renewing Your Benefits

Renewing Your Benefits Home » You searched for “redetermination form” This section tells you how to renew your coverage so you keep your benefits. Staying on Medicaid   About 10 months to 1 year after you apply for Medicaid, you may get a Redetermination Letter in the...

Visiting Your Doctor

Visiting Your Doctor Home » You searched for “” Last updated: May 3, 2018 This page has some advice about how to prepare for visiting your doctor. Getting Ready for your Doctor’s Visit After you choose your Primary Care Provider (PCP), you should call to...

Terms to Know

Terms to Know Home » You searched for “” Last updated: May 3, 2018 Here are some terms to know about your insurance costs and how to use your insurance. Premium The monthly bill you pay for your plan. Co-Pay The amount you pay for a covered health care service. The...

Insurance Appeals

Insurance Appeals Home » You searched for “” Last updated: June 5, 2020 p This section tells you how to appeal decisions that the Marketplace or your health insurance company makes that you don't agree with. What is an appeal?  You can appeal any decision,...

Choosing a Doctor

Choosing a Doctor Home » You searched for “choosing a doctor” Last updated: May 3, 2018 Here are some tips for how to choose a doctor in your Marketplace plan. Finding a Primary Care Provider (PCP) It’s a good idea to pick a primary care provider (PCP) who can help...

Your Marketplace Coverage

Your Marketplace Coverage Home » You searched for “” Last updated: May 11, 2018 This page will help you use your health plan through the Marketplace. I bought Marketplace Coverage. Now what? Congratulations! This is an important first step to better health and...

Medicaid Appeals

Medicaid Appeals Home » You searched for “medicaid” Last updated: May 15, 2018 This section tells you how to appeal decisions about your Medicaid case that you don't agree with. What is an appeal? You can appeal any decision, action, or inaction that you do not agree...