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IlliniCare benefits to remain unchanged

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There are changes occurring to the Illinois Medicaid Program. This is because a recent law that was signed. This law is called the Save Medicaid Access and Resources Together (SMART) Act. These changes affect eligibility as well as the benefits that Medicaid enrollees receive. As part of the Integrated Care Program, there may be changes to IlliniCare Health Plan’s benefits as well. At this time, we have been notified by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) that benefits of the Integrated Care Program will NOT change for the time being. All of your benefits will remain the same.

We are working with the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to see how the passing of this act affects your benefits. We will be sure to notify you about any changes. IlliniCare Health Plan is dedicated to making sure you receive the health care services you need. Thank you for being a valued member of IlliniCare.