Each eligible person must meet the nonfinancial requirements for medical benefits listed below.
- Does not qualify for full federally funded medical benefits including met spenddown;
- Age 19-64;
- Lives in Cook County;
- Is not enrolled in Medicare;
- Is a U.S. citizen or meets immigration requirements listed in PM 03-01-01; and
- Has a valid Social Security Number (SSN) or provides proof of application for an SSN.
Persons receiving Veteran's Care or medical benefits with an unmet spenddown may qualify for CountyCare, if they are Cook County residents. They must meet the other eligibility criteria for CountyCare to qualify.
Persons receiving Illinois Healthy Women may continue to receive services concurrently with the CountyCare.