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Health & Medical
« on: July 03, 2012, 09:28:24 PM »
Health & Medical

Overview of Services
DHS wants to help you and your family live a healthy and independent life. Following are links to health information and services provided by DHS and other State Agencies.

Medical Assistance Programs - While medical programs are administered through the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services, the public may apply for medical assistance at their Illinois Department of Human Services Local Office (Family Community Resource Center). You may use the DHS Office Locator to find the office where you should apply.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30359
 
General Assistance/Transitional Assistance
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30368

All Kids offers Illinois' uninsured children comprehensive health care that includes doctor's visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and medical devices like eyeglasses and asthma inhalers. All Kids On-line enrollment is available, or you can contact your local DHS Family Community Resource Center for more information.
http://www.allkids.com/
 
Early Intervention - Provides services for infants and toddlers under three years of age who may have or be at risk for a developmental delay.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30321

Family Case Management - Provides services for pregnant women, infants, and children with high-risk medical conditions.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30517
 
Family Planning - Confidential and voluntary services provide information about birth control methods or help in planning the number and spacing of children, if and when you decide to become pregnant.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30514
 
Healthy Child Care Illinois - Helps childcare providers to improve the health and well-being of children in their care.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30516

Newborn Hearing Screening - Information about an important program to identify early hearing loss in infants.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30522
 
School Health - Information for parents, nurses and others interested in keeping Illinois' school aged children healthy and ready to learn.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30318
 
Women, Infants and Children (WIC) - Provides services to low income Women, Infants and Children through nutrition education, nutritious foods, and access to other health services.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30513
 
Migrant Head Start - A comprehensive program of health, parent involvement, and social services for preschool children of low-income migrant and seasonal farm workers.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30353
 
Refugee & Immigrant Services - can provide health services to low-income immigrants.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=30363

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=33520

Health Benefits for Workers With Disabilities (HBWD) is Illinois' Medicaid Buy-In program authorized under the federal Ticket to Work - Work Incentives Improvement Act (TWWIIA).
http://www.hbwdillinois.com/
 
The State of Illinois Healthcare Portal a one-stop source for your healthcare needs. 
    Parents can sign up their children for the state's affordable health insurance programs.
    Seniors can sign up for one of our affordable prescription drug programs.
    Women can find information on free breast and cervical cancer screenings.
http://health.illinois.gov/

Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance Plan (CHIP) - A State health insurance program for Illinois residents that are considered high risk.
http://www.chip.state.il.us/planfacts.html
 
Apply for Medical Assistance

Apply For Cash, SNAP (Food Stamps) & Medical Assistance
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=33698


More Information & Resources

Report fraud for Cash, SNAP & Medical Assistance
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=32675

Frequently Asked Questions about Medical Assistance
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=44574
 
Health & Wellness - Illinois Healthcare Portal
http://health.illinois.gov/

School Health Topics A-Z
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=20996

Change of Information for Medical Assistance case - If you are receiving Medical Assistance, learn how to change your information.
http://www.dhs.state.il.us/page.aspx?item=46873


Other State Agency Programs Low-income consumers may qualify for assistance to help pay for installation of telephone service and monthly charges for local phone service through the Lifeline and Link-Up Telephone Assistance Programs.
http://www.icc.illinois.gov/Consumer/LifelineAndLinkUp.aspx




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