How to get home care services covered by Medicaid

Applying for services can be challenging when you don't know where to start. Let us guide you through the process of receiving services from a home care agency, like Medtec.

Am I eligible to have my home care services covered?

  • 60 years or older

  • Either U.S citizen or eligible non-citizen within the specific categories;

  • Resident of Illinois

  • Have non-exempt assets of $17,500 or less

    • Seniors do not have to be eligible for Medicaid

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How do I apply for coverage?

STEP 1: Call your local Community Care Unit (CCU) to schedule an evaluation

STEP 2: Conduct a phone interview with the CCU

STEP 3: Conduct an in-person interview with the CCU

STEP 4: Choose a homecare agency - like Medtec!

After getting your services covered by Medicaid, call Medtec at 847-470-4701 and we will work with you to find a caregiver!

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FAQs: (put into slate box after we come up with the questions)
1. What services do you provide?
Our home care aides assist with meals, personal care, and household tasks.
2. How long can the process take?
The process can take up to a month?
3. What are my options if I don't qualify for Medicaid covering my services?
Our services can also be covered out-of-pocket.
4. How can I change my care plan if I already started receiving services?
You can contact your care coordinator to change your original care plan.

 

Have questions?

Feel free to reach out at any time throughout the process and we would be happy to help you!

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