Adult Medicaid

Comprehensive health coverage for people age 19 or older

medicaid-programs

What can I get with Adult Medicaid coverage?

Medicaid is a public health insurance program that provides comprehensive health care coverage at no cost.

Am I eligible to get Adult Medicaid coverage?

To be eligible for Medicaid in Illinois, you MUST:

  • Be 19 years old or older
  • Be a U.S. citizen or on the path to citizenship*
  • Have a certain yearly household income
  • Have a physical mailing address in Illinois (cannot be a P.O. box)

*Note: In Illinois, if you’re 42 years old or older, you do NOT have to be a U.S. citizen to be eligible for Medicaid. Your only requirement is to have a certain yearly household income.

What can I get with Adult Medicaid coverage?

With Medicaid coverage, you can get:

  • Birth control at no cost to you
  • Health care visits at no cost to you
  • Prescriptions at no cost to you

How do I know if I have Adult Medicaid coverage right now?

If you have one of the following health care coverage plans, you already have Medicaid coverage:

  • Aetna Better Health
  • Blue Cross Community Health
  • CountyCare
  • Meridian
  • Centene
  • Molina

How do I apply for Adult Medicaid coverage?

You can apply for Medicaid in person, online, or by phone.

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