Access to Care Program
The Acess to Care program is a unique, non-profit primary health care program for low-income, uninsured residents of suburban Cook County and northwest Chicago. Undocumented residents are eligible to apply for the program as well as legal residents living here for less than 5 years.
The program provides doctor office visits for $5, some lab and X-rays for $5 and prescription medications for $15 (generic), $30 (preferred brand) and $40 (non-preferred brand). There is a non-refundable annual enrollment fee of $20 per person, $40 for two people, or $50 for three or more.
To be eligible for this program you must:
have family income of less than 300% of the federal poverty guidelines
not have health insurance (or deductible of $500 or more per person)
be ineligible for Medicare, Medicaid, CountyCare, All Kids and Family Care
Please feel free to contact the General Assistance Department at 847-358-6110 if you would like to learn more about this program or to schedule an appointment.
You may also visit www.accesstocare.org for more information.