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Do I Qualify?

To Qualify for Care at CommunityHealth:

You must have no health insurance.

Your income must be at or below 300% of the Federal Poverty Guidelines.

*For example, the maximum is $79,500 for a family of four and $38,640 for an individual*

CommunityHealth must be the only place you will be receiving health care.

If you are 65 or older, please click here.

Please bring the following information with you at the time of intake:

  • Proof of income – tax return preferred

    ONLY if you did not file taxes, you may bring:
    – Check stubs for the past 30 days
    – OR a written statement from employer if you are paid in cash
    – OR supporter’s income documents, if you are supported by someone else
    – OR unemployment compensation records

  • Proof of address (NOTE: we do not accept PO boxes as proof of address)

  • Picture ID

  • List of current medications, if any

  • If previously insured, a letter saying you are no longer covered

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Jakie muszę spełniać warunki?

If you need more information about becoming a CommunityHealth patient, please call: 773.969.5924

NOTE: CommunityHealth provides language assistance for English, Spanish, and Polish speaking patients. For all other languages, patients are required to bring their own interpreter.

Medicaid

CommunityHealth only provides care to uninsured individuals and does not accept Medicaid/Medicare.

If you are eligible for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act (Medicaid), you are encouraged to sign up for coverage. If you meet CommunityHealth’s income guidelines and have not yet received Medicaid coverage, you may register to receive services at CommunityHealth for 120 days.

65 and older

CommunityHealth only provides care to uninsured individuals and does not accept Medicaid/Medicare.

Effective December 1, 2020, medical benefits are offered to non-citizens age 65 and over who reside in Illinois and do not meet immigration status for Medicaid. More information: ENGLISH and ESPANOL.