Your Source for Health Reform

Reduce your expenses for prescription drugs Picking a plan is step one. Managing your medication expenses is another step. There are many programs that can help lower your costs. Use this list to find one that works for your needs.

Open Enrollment Appointments Available Now!

November 1, 2016, to January 31, 2017, are the dates when you can enroll in health insurance through the Health Insurance Marketplace. Easy online appointment scheduling with assisters is available through the Get Covered Connector, below. Schedule your appointment today!

Even if you already have health insurance, take this opportunity to review any changes to your current plan, as costs and covered providers can change year over year.

Help for Land of Lincoln Customers

Land of Lincoln Health is shutting down. The special enrollment period is that allowed LLH consumers find new coverage is now over. But starting on November 1st everyone can seek coverage through the marketplace during open enrollment. HELP IS AVAILABLE! Assisters are standing ready throughout Illinois to help individuals and employers find new coverage. Get help now! It’s free.

And here is a tip sheet of insurance terms and concerns for LLH Customers.

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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