What Is the Phone Number for Illinois Medicaid?


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The phone number of Illinois Medicaid is 1-800-843-6154 or 1-800-447-6404. Individuals can obtain applications for Medicaid in person through the Illinois Department of Human Services office. After an individual has completed and returned an application, the DHS staff contacts the applicant by telephone for an interview.

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A person qualified for Medicaid can enroll in either a fee-for-service program or a managed care plan. An individual enrolled in a fee-for-service plan must find a doctor or clinic that takes Medicaid patients. Under a managed care plan, a patient can choose a primary care doctor associated with the specific managed care plan chosen by the patient.

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