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The Application for Benefits Eligibility

The Application for Benefits Eligibility

This introduction to ABE – Illinois’ new web-based portal for Medicaid, SNAP and cash assistance – was created prior to its launch in October 2013. ABE can be used by anyone in Illinois seeking Medicaid coverage, including new groups covered as a result of national health care reform under the Affordable Care Act. This guide was developed by the Illinois Department of Healthcare & Family Services and the Illinois Department of Human Services.