Why Do You Need Health Insurance?

  • Surgeries, hospital stays and even ongoing medical treatment can lead to unmanageable financial hardship without Illinois health insurance coverage.
  • There can be seen an explicit link between quality medical care and having insurance. For you to have an opinion in the type of treatment you receive and the power to select your healthcare service provider, you either require a healthcare plan or the money to pay for high-priced medical bills.
  • It has been demonstrated that those who do not have health insurance frequently postpone getting medical attention and increase the chance of developing more serious illnesses before they finally do go to the doctor. Mortality rates among the uninsured living in Illinois for cancer and many other major health issues are higher than for people who have enough healthcare coverage.

Average Individual Illinois Health Insurance Rates vs. US

Source: NCSL

Average Family Illinois Health Insurance Rates vs. US

Source: NCSL

Illinois Residents without Healthcare Coverage vs. US

Source: CDC

Illinois Obesity Rate vs. US

Source: CDC

Illinois Diabetes Rate vs. US

Source: CDC

Illinois Tobacco Usage Rates vs. US

Source: CDC

Important Contact Information

Illinois Department of Insurance
320 W. Washington Street
Springfield, IL 62767-0001
Phone: (217) 782-4515
Website

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