To sign up for Medicaid, Illinois residents can visit the Application for Benefits Eligibility website to start the health care coverage application. Or, call Cook County Health Application Assistance Call Center at 312-864-8200 / 855-444-1661 (toll-free) / 711 (TDD/TTY), option 1.
Once you’re enrolled in Medicaid, you may be able to choose CountyCare as your health plan. Please call Illinois Client Enrollment Services at 1-877-912-8880 or visit https://enrollhfs.illinois.gov/ to select your health plan. Click here to learn more about the services and benefits CountyCare provides for our members.