Now Enrolling at Aunt Martha's!

CountyCare is a Medicaid Benefits Program for Adults

Uninsured? Not any more!

The State of Illinois and Cook County Health & Hospitals System will be operating a new Medicaid program for uninsured adults in Cook County called CountyCare.


Aunt Martha's Health Center is excited to be part of the CountyCare network of providers, and we want to help YOU get enrolled RIGHT AWAY!

Enrollment Fair

Saturday, March 30th 2013 at 8:45am-3pm

1756 Vincennes Ave

Chicago Heights, IL

On Saturday, March 30, Aunt Martha's will host two CountyCare Enrollment Fairs - this one at our Chicago Heights Community Health Center, and another at our Hazel Crest Community Health Center.


We'll have food, drinks, site tours, giveaways, raffles, and of course, our staff will be there to help you take advantage of this exciting new program!

What is CountyCare?

CountyCare is an Illinois Medicaid benefits program for adults. To be eligible, an individual must live in Cook County, be 19-64 years of age, be a legal immigrant for 5 years or more or a US citizen and have income within the program limits ($15,282 for an individual and $20, 628 for a couple). Individuals must also have a Social Security Number or have applied for one. Individuals who are already eligible for Medicaid – children, parents, pregnant women, the aged, blind and disabled – cannot enroll in CountyCare. With CountyCare enrollment individuals will receive medical care from providers in the Cook County Health & Hospital System (CCHHS) and select community providers.

Who is Eligible for CountyCare?

To qualify for a CountyCare Medical Card, you must:

  • Live in Cook County
  • Be 19-64 years old
  • Have income at or below 133% of the Federal Poverty Level ($14,856 individual, $20,123 couple – annually)
  • Not be eligible for “state Plan” Medicaid (parent, pregnant, blind or receiving disability income)
  • Not be eligible for Medicare
  • Be a legal immigrant for five years or more or a US citizen
  • Have a Social Security number or have applied for one