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Medicaid program for uninsured adults in Cook County
How to Apply

Apply By Phone

Just call 312-864-8200. Or, call toll free 1-855-444-1661. We are here to help you from 8 AM-8 PM Monday-Friday and 9am-2pm Saturday.

After you call, we will mail you a list of documents you will need to send and a signature page for you to sign and date. It is important to send them so we can verify your information.

Applicant Document Checklist Download
Applicant Document Checklist (Spanish) Download

Once we have all needed items, we will send your application to the State.

Apply In-Person

Individuals may now apply in-person at Stroger Hospital, Provident Hospital and Oak Forest Health Center. For additional information about applying on-site, please call 312-864-8200.

Hours of Operation: 8am-8pm Monday-Friday and 9am-2pm Saturday
Phone: 312-864-8200 or toll free 1-855-444-1661
Assistance available for those who are deaf, hard-of hearing, or speech impaired by calling the Illinois Relay – DIAL 711.

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