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Enrollment in the Health Benefits for Immigrant Adults (HBIA) program will be temporarily paused effective July 1, 2023.

Enrollment in the Health Benefits for Immigrant Seniors (HBIS) program will be temporarily paused effective Nov. 6, 2023.

Employee Benefits

Learn more at: Bureau of Benefits

HFS Employees are part of an exciting and valued team responsible for providing healthcare coverage to more than 3 million adults and children who qualify for Medicaid, and for providing Child Support Services to more than 1 million people to strengthen their families financially and emotionally. Your work here will have a real and lasting impact on improving lives.
As a State of Illinois Employee, you will receive a robust benefit package that includes the following:

  • A Pension Program
  • Group Insurance Benefits including Health, Life, Dental and Vision Insurance
  • 3 Paid Personal Business Days annually
  • 12 Paid Sick Days annually (Sick days carry over from year to year)
  • 12-13 Paid Holidays annually
  • Flexible Work Schedules
  • 10-25 Days of Paid Vacation time annually – (10 days in year one of employment)
  • 10 Weeks Paid Maternity/Paternity Leave
  • Deferred Compensation Program – A supplemental tax-deferred retirement plan
  • Bright Start - College Savings (529) Plan
  • Optional Pre-Tax Programs such as Medical Care Assistance Plan (MCAP), Dependent Care Assistance Plan (DCAP) and
  • Commuter Savings Program (Chicago only)
  • Professional Development Opportunities with reimbursement options
  • Veterans Connection – Continued GI Benefits for On-The-Job Training Programs

Additionally, Illinois offers various programs through the Illinois Department of Central Management Services, such as: