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About Get Covered Illinois

 

What it is.

Get Covered Illinois is the official Health Marketplace where Illinois consumers can take the first step to determine the health coverage that is best for them. Individuals, families and small business owners can use the site to get to the right place to shop and compare all of the health insurance plans offered in Illinois. They can browse the website, receive help through the Get Covered Illinois help desk by calling (866) 311-1119, or visit a community partner for guidance from trained counselors.

 

What it offers.

Comparisons: Consumers have the option to compare plans.

 

Easy access: Get Covered Illinois gets consumers to the right place to access plans from the eight insurers offering coverage in Illinois or to determine if they are eligible for low-cost Medicaid programs. Consumers can access through:

 

                GetCoveredIllinois.gov: Once on the site, a screening tool will guide consumers to the right place to view coverage options and the financial help available to them.

                 

                Help desk: Trained Illinois specialists can take consumers through the website screening process and help them enroll. To receive help, call (866) 311-1119 (toll free number).

 

                Community organizations: Official partner organizations can give consumers in-person assistance with the website.   In Livingston County, call the Livingston County Public Health Department at 815-844-7174, ext. 248, to schedule and appointment.

 

                Navigators: In the coming weeks, nearly 1,200 trained specialists will also be available to help Illinois residents understand the plans and how to obtain financial support through government subsidies.

 

When it opens.

Get Covered Illinois opened October 1, 2013. The open enrollment period when consumers can select and purchase a plan extends through March 31, 2014.