A caregiver agency must comply with certain regulations to claim Medicaid in Illinois. Proper certification, along with a license is a must for an agency that is delivering home care services. The details of regulations are available with the state’s Department of Human Services or Bureau of Licensing and Certification
Governing Body: Illinois Medicaid
Medicaid in Illinois is known as Medical Assistance Program and is funded by the state and federal governments to provide health coverage to low-income individuals making up to 142% of FPL for children, 208% for pregnant women and 133% for adults.
The application process for accessing Medicaid in Illinois is not complex, and anyone can apply for the available Medicaid programs through the state’s health insurance exchange, GetCoveredIllinois.
Home care businesses require advanced solutions to integrate Medicaid into their services, and Caresmartz has been doing that across the states for home care agencies, private-duty care providers, and home care franchisors for several years. CareSmartz360 is a complete software solution to manage a home care business, and it supports all Medicaid payers, allowing businesses to focus on other operations and processes.
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