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Special Enrollment in Illinois

Because Land of Lincoln Health is shutting down, a special enrollment period is now open to allow LLH consumers find new coverage.

HELP IS AVAILABLE! Assisters are standing ready throughout Illinois to help individuals and employers find new coverage. Get help now! It’s free.

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To use the SEP, consumers must notify the Marketplace of their loss of Minimum Essential Coverage. The SEP runs through November, but to avoid a gap in coverage and financial assistance, notification must be made by September 30.

Please note that providers will still get paid for services to LLH customers; and that until October 1, consumers and employers must continue paying their premiums.

Data Matters

Medicaid Expansion

The vast majority of the newly enrolled, some 623,000 people, gained coverage through the Medicaid expansion. Map

ACA Marketplace

We’ve mapped the zip codes that had at least 50 ACA signups as of February 2016. Maps: Metro areaState

Demographics of the Uninsured

Detailed characteristics of Illinois’ uninsured by age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, employment, and other factors. Charts

Mental Health Services

An independent analysis detailing how Chicago’ inadequate public mental health services require major reform, and laying out a roadmap to achieve it. Report


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