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Health insurance

AFC’s medical benefits coordinators provide free education and health care enrollment services for individuals and organizations who want to learn more about health care options under the Affordable Care Act.

Call our informational hotline at 312-784-9060 to speak with a certified in-person counselor who can answer your questions and help facilitate your enrollment into a health care plan. The phone line is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

HIV and HCV medication coverage

2017 Illinois health insurance plan assessment for HIV and HCV medications

To help people with HIV and hepatitis C (HCV) choose health insurance marketplace plans, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) and Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation of Harvard Law School have collected information on HIV and HCV medication coverage for each plan.

Click here to review the guide.

Also, we have prepared a 2017 Pre-Exposure Prophylaxis (PrEP) Coverage Guide for IL health insurance marketplace plans.

Click here to review the guide.

2016 IL Medicaid MCO formulary review for people living with HIV

To support Medicaid-eligible people in Illinois living with HIV make informed decisions about their health care, the AIDS Foundation of Chicago (AFC) has released an overview of HIV medication coverage in selected Medicaid Managed Care plans.

Click here to review the guide.


Medicaid Managed Care Guide

There have been many changes to the health care system in Illinois. These changes have affected people who have always had Medicaid and people who are new to Medicaid. We hope this guide helps you understand those changes so that you get the health care you need.


Learn more about AFC's health insurance initiatives here.

Learn how health reform can help people with HIV from our project SpeakUp.hiv.