Help is Here: Medical

Helping Families. Supporting Communities. Empowering Individuals.

The Illinois Department of Human Services wants to help you and your family live a healthy and safe life. Click the following link for an overview of the many health and medical services offered by IDHS: Overview of Health & Medical Services


Medicaid provides health coverage to eligible Illinois residents.

  • Click the following link for instructions on how to apply for Medical benefits: How to Apply for Benefits
  • IDHS is encouraging customers to apply online via the ABE portal: Apply online at abe.illinois.gov or to call the ABE Call Center at 1-800-843-6154
  • You can also apply at www.healthcare.gov 


The Illinois Healthcare Portal provides information about a broad range of services for which you may qualify.


Get Covered Illinois
provides Illinois residents the opportunity to purchase a health plan if they do not qualify for Medicaid coverage.