Illinois Cares RX


Everyone deserves access to good, affordable healthcare and no senior or person with a disability should have to worry about how to pay for the high cost of prescription drugs. Illinois Cares Rx provides state prescription assistance to people with and without Medicare. Illinois Cares Rx provides two prescription drug benefits: Illinois Cares Rx Plus and Illinois Cares Rx Basic
Contact Information
Illinois Department on Aging
P.O. Box 19022
Springfield, IL 62794-9022
1-(800) 252-8966 (phone)
How to Apply:
Select one of the links below to download the application or go to the program site for more information on how to apply. Once you fill out your application, send it to the address on the application. Do NOT send it to RxResource.
Adults age 65 or older who do not have Medicare and have a total annual income of: - More than $26,917 but less than $27,610 if you are filing an application for yourself; or - More than $36,212 but less than $36,635 if you filing an application for you and your spouse or one qualified additional resident; or - Less than $45,657 if you are filing an application for you, your spouse and one other qualified additional resident or for you and at least two qualified additional residents.
Other Information:
If you qualify, Illinois Cares Rx Basic will cover prescription drugs that treat 11 common diseases: Alzheimer's disease, arthritis, cancer, diabetes, glaucoma, heart disease and its related conditions, HIV/AIDS (if eligible for Medicare), lung disease and smoking-related illnesses, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis and Parkinsons disease. If you have Medicare, Illinois Cares Rx will help pay for drugs on your coordinating Medicare Part D prescription drug plan's list of covered drugs (formulary).