State of Illinois: Health Care for All Kids
What is All Kids?
The All Kids Program is a complete healthcare program for every child in Illinois. Illinois is the first state in the nation to ensure that every child, regardless of medical conditions or income, has access to healthcare. Go to the All Kids Covered web site for complete details (http://www.allkidscovered.com/) or review the All Kids Booklet (pdf).
The All Kids program offers comprehensive health care that includes doctor’s visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and medical devices like eyeglasses and asthma inhalers. Parents will pay monthly premiums for the coverage, but rates for middle-income families are significantly lower than they are on the private market. To get enrollment information, fill out the application today. The program officially began on July 1, 2006.
What does All Kids Cover?
All Kids is complete health insurance for your child. All Kids covers doctor visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and eyeglasses. All Kids covers regular check-ups and immunization shots. All Kids also covers special services like medical equipment, speech therapy and physical therapy for children who need them.
Who can get All Kids?
Children can get All Kids health insurance if:
Is there an income limit for All Kids?
No. Children can qualify for All Kids no matter how much money their parents earn. For more detailed information about All Kids costs see the Income Standards and Cost Sharing Chart.
How do I request and application?
All Kids Applications may be requested by email: All Kids Application Request or you can call the All Kids Hotline 1-866-ALL-KIDS (1-866-255-5437.) Applications can also be downloaded in PDF format.
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