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Who must enroll?

Who must enroll?

Most people with a Department of Healthcare & Family Services (HFS) medical card are required to enroll in a HealthChoice Illinois health plan. If you are required to enroll, you will get an enrollment packet in the mail. It will ask you to choose a health plan and primary care provider (PCP) for you and your family. You can also find out if you are required to enroll by calling us at 1-877-912-8880 (TTY: 1-866-565-8576). The call is free.

Who does not have to enroll?

You may not have to enroll in a health plan if:

  • You have private health insurance that covers hospital and doctor visits
  • You are in the Spenddown Program
  • You are getting temporary medical benefits
  • You are in an All Kids Premium Level 2 case
  • You get care in the Illinois Breast and Cervical Cancer Program
  • You are in a Veterans Care case