Thresholds

Marketplace Assisters to Navigate ACA

Assistance to Navigate the Affordable Care Act (ACA)

Thresholds Marketplace Assisters

Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), Illinois has expanded Medicaid so that another 650,000 state residents can get health insurance. Meet with a marketplace assister and find out if you are eligible. Enrollment online take approximate 45 minutes and generally requires no documents.

ELIGIBILITY

  • Adults, 19-64 years old
  • Income below $15,860 (for an individual)
  • Citizen, or lawfully present for 5 years

 

MARKETPLACE PLANS: Get Your Questions Answered

Marketplace Assisters can also provide information and help with enrolling in private plans through the new Health Insurance Marketplace. Find out about tax credits and discounts that help make these comprehensive plans affordable.

The ACA provisions also include: no more insurance discrimination against individuals with pre-existing conditions; plans must provide these Essential Health Benefits – ambulatory services; emergency services; hospitalization; pre, peri-, and neonatal care; mental health and substance use disorder services; rehabilitative services; laboratory services; chronic disease management; and pediatric services.

 

HEALTH INSURANCE MARKETPLACE ASSISTANCE

Sundays
8 a.m. – Noon
St Mary’s Hospital (2233 W. Division St.)

Sundays
1 – 3 p.m.
Thresholds Penn House (157 W. Division St.)

Mondays
Noon – 4 p.m.
Thresholds Penn House (157 W. Division St.)

Wednesdays
Noon – 4 p.m.
Thresholds Main Office (4101 N. Ravenswood Ave.)

Fridays
Noon – 4 p.m.
Thresholds Bridge South (736 W. 47th St.)

Saturdays
2 – 4 p.m.
Thresholds New Freedom South (718 W. 47th St.)

QUESTIONS? WANT TO ENROLL?
Assistance is available! Call (773) 537-3145, or email aca@thresholds.org.