The State of IL recently passed new health benefit coverage for immigrant seniors (non-citizens age 65 or over who are not eligible for Medicaid assistance in Illinois due to immigration status).
Interested seniors can call any of the Welcoming Center or Immigrant Family Resource Program agencies for assistance or can apply online. See list of agencies and contact info attached to locate someone near you.
Here is the policy:
IDHS: New Health Benefit Coverage for Immigrant Seniors (state.il.us)
Attached are flyers that have been created and can be shared widely, in multiple languages.
See list of agencies and contact info attached or click the link!
65_ brochure for potential applicants 12 1 20 English.pdf (193 KB)
Gujarati_65_ brochure.pdf (174 KB)
Hindi_65_ brochure.pdf (172 KB)
Korean_Flyer New Health Benefit for 65.pdf (154 KB)
Polish_65_ brochure for potential applicants 12-1-20.pdf (159 KB)
Spanish_65_ brochure for potential applicants 12-1-20.pdf (217 KB)
Tagalog_65_ brochure for potential applicants 12-8-20.pdf (151 KB)