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Beware of scams. Illinois will never ask you for money to renew or apply for Medicaid. Report scams to the OIG fraud report website or the Medicaid fraud hotline at 1-844-453-7283/1-844-ILFRAUD. 

Welcome to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services

Welcome to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services

HFS Mission

We work together to help Illin​​oisans access high quality health care and fulfill child support obligations to advance their physical, mental, and financial well-being.


COVID testing and vaccines are free in Illinois - get yours today. Find vaccination sites​ near you and learn more​ about going a​ll-in to get through this together. Transportation to vaccination sites is free. If you are a Medicaid customer or are uninsured and you have been asked to pay out of pocket for a COVID test or vaccine, please click here and call for assistance.

For our Providers: Many recent Provider Notices include information on the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). 
View all HFS Provider Notices

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