The Illinois Department of Public Health offers a health insurance premium payment program to assist people with HIV/AIDS who have an Illinois marketplace insurance plan, Medicare Part D, a Medicare supplemental plan, or another commercial group health insurance plan. The Premium Assistance Program (PAP) helps to cover the costs of a single or family plan and to include a spouse and children on a family health insurance plan.
Who is eligible for PAP?
Individuals must meet all of the following requirements:
- Diagnosed with HIV or AIDS and supply viral load laboratory results not older than 6 months prior to enrollment.
- Currently live in Illinois and have a legal home address (domicile) in Illinois.
- Have an Illinois marketplace plan, Medicare Part D, a Medicare supplemental plan, or other health insurance coverage that is not payroll-deducted.
- Meet the current income limits outlined by PAP. View the current income and federal poverty levels outlined by the program.