Learn about Health Coverage Without Leaving Your Neighborhood

Learn about Health Coverage Without Leaving Your Neighborhood

Learn about Health Coverage Without Leaving Your Neighborhood

Follow us on the road to health Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) is going from town to town to help you, your family and friends get prepared to by health coverage during the open enrollment season.
 BCBS Mobile Care Our fun, friendly representatives will be visiting locations where you live, work and shop. We’ll listen to your needs and help explain how insurance works in plain, easy to understand language (Spanish or English). We can check to see if you may qualify for any financial assistance to help lower what you pay for coverage. Household income is required to help determine if are eligible for the premium tax credit.

Find us as we travel around the Chicago area to visit libraries, hospitals, community centers and schools. Find specific locations to visit with us.

If You are Ready to Enroll in Coverage Now, Call 877-731-4649
A licensed agent will answer your questions, explain how insurance works, and help you choose a plan that’s right for you. Here’s what you need to enroll in health coverage:

  • Proof of US citizenship or legal residency. Social Security numbers or immigration status numbers for all family members
  • Proof of state residency. driver’s license, housing lease or utility bill
  • Previous year’s tax return. copy of your most recent tax return
  • Income for all family members. W-2 form or pay stubs, unemployment, disability, social security, pension, retirement income, etc.
  • Method of payment. checking/savings account details or debit card details

Important Facts and Dates
For almost all Americans, health coverage is required under the Affordable Care Act and you can get coverage even if you have an existing health condition. NOW is the time to learn more so you can make important decisions to protect for your family with health coverage before the deadline.

Be sure to jot down these key dates to buy health insurance and if you forget everything else, remember— you’ll have to enroll in coverage by Dec. 15th for your insurance to be effective on Jan. 1st. If outside Open Enrollment, you may qualify for a health plan during special enrollment period.

Make BCBSIL the first stop on your road to health!
Have any questions before we stop in your area? Ask us in the comments.

Originally published 12/11/2014; Revised 2018