Is Managed Long Term Services and Supports (MLTSS) Right for Me?

If you qualify for both Medicare and Medicaid, you may be eligible for HealthChoice Illinois MLTSS coverage. Once you have enrolled in HealthChoice Illinois you can choose to become part of our plan. Blue Cross Community Health Plans MLTSS plan helps you manage your long-term care services. Long-term care includes help doing everyday things you cannot do for yourself.

Long-term services and supports (LTSS) can be given in your home or in a supportive living facility. These services are meant to keep you living as independently as possible for as long as possible.

How Do I Join?

Joining is easy. There are two ways for you to enroll in HealthChoice Illinois, by phone or online. Illinois Client Enrollment Services will send you further information about choosing a health plan once you have enrolled.

Need Help?

1-877-860-2837 (TTY/TDD: 711)
We are available 24 hours a day, seven (7) days a week. The call is free.

Phone:

Call Illinois Enrollment Services
Monday through Friday, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The call is free.
1-877-912-8880
(TTY: 1-866-565-8576)

Am I Eligible to Enroll?

For step by step process to see if you should apply to HealthChoice Illinois, go to the ABE website here.

You may be eligible for MLTSS coverage under Blue Cross Community Health Plans if the following applies to you.

  • You are eligible for Medicare Part A and Medicare Part B
  • You are eligible for Medicaid
  • You are age 21 and older at the time of enrollment
  • You are enrolled in the Medicaid Aid to the Aged, Blind and Disabled category of assistance
  • You do not have End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), with limited exceptions, such as if you develop ESRD when you are already a member of a plan that we offer, or you were a member of a different plan that was terminated

You meet all other criteria and need services from one of the following Medicaid 1915(c) waivers:

  • Persons who are Elderly
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • Persons with HIV/AIDS
  • Persons with Brain Injury
  • Persons who are in the Supportive Living Program