Illinois Dialysis Patient Resources
Health Insurance Marketplace: Run in partnership with the federal government
Illinois State Chronic Disease Program
A non-Medicaid, completely state-funded program for persons who have End Stage Renal Disease. It only covers dialysis treatment. Enrollment requirements: Recipient must be a U.S. Citizen, a legal resident of Illinois, and apply for Medicaid first. Income is not a factor for this program. However, dependent upon income, expenses and several other factors, recipients may have a participant fee similar to a co-pay. Patients should find and complete all the necessary documentation through their dialysis clinic social worker.
Illinois Comprehensive Health Insurance
Individual comprehensive health insurance for those denied coverage due to pre-existing conditions or have one of 31 medical conditions.
Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
Provides comprehensive medical benefits through Medicaid to residents of Illinois who are children, parents or caretaker relatives raising children younger than 19, pregnant women, senior 65 years of age or older and persons who have a disability or blindness. The All Kids program offers Illinois uninsured children comprehensive healthcare.
Illinois Department of Human Services
The Renal Network – ESRD Network 10
911 E. 86th St., Suite 202
Indianapolis, IN 46240
Qsource ESRD Network 10 is the organization which works within Illinois to assist both dialysis patients and dialysis facilities to achieve better outcomes in the treatment of kidney disease and improved quality of life for Medicare beneficiaries with end-stage renal disease.
Prescription Discount Card
Illinois Rx Card
Health Reform Status:
Exchange: Illinois will run its health insurance exchange in partnership with the federal government.
Medicaid: The state will expand Medicaid eligibility.