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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.

HFS 3352 Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) Program

Are you Eligible for Medicare?

Then You Should Know...

...that you may also be eligible for the Qualified Medicare Beneficiary (QMB) program.

QMB Benefits Include:

You may be eligible if:

How Do I Apply?

Visit the local Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS) Family Community Resource Center (FCRC) nearest you, and a caseworker will help you apply for the QMB Program. Or request an application by calling or writing to your local FCRC.

You will need a copy of your Medicare card or a letter notifying you that you are eligible for Medicare.

After you apply, your FCRC will inform you in writing if you qualify for QMB benefits.

If you have any questions or need more information, call the DHS Helpline at 1-800-843-6154 (voice), Monday through Friday (except state holidays), between 8:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Persons using a teletypewriter (TTY) can call 1-866-324-5553, relay 11.  The call is free.