The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services launched the Health Benefits for Immigrant Adults Program to provide free health care coverage to undocumented immigrant adults and certain legal permanent residents aged 55 to 64. The Health Benefits for Immigrant Adults Program will expand to include eligible adults aged 42 to 54 on July 1.
The free health care program was approved in Spring 2021. To be eligible for health care coverage under the Health Benefits for Immigrant Adults Program, individuals must
Covered services include
The new program’s official start date is 05/01/2022, and coverage cannot be given prior February 1, 2022. Eligible applicants can apply for the free health care program online at ABE.illinois.gov or by calling 1-800-843-6154.
The experienced immigration attorneys at Godoy Law Office are dedicated to supporting the rights of immigrants across Illinois. Contact Godoy Law Office today at 630-912-0322 to answer your questions about immigration, help you file an immigration application and guide you through every step of the immigration process.