Federal Social Services

Medicare is the federal health insurance program for people who are 65 or older, certain younger people with disabilities, and people with End-Stage Renal Disease (permanent kidney failure requiring dialysis or a transplant, sometimes called ESRD).

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
1-800-MEDICARE (1-800-633-4227)
https://www.medicare.gov/

Medicaid provides health coverage to millions of Americans, including eligible low-income adults, children, pregnant women, elderly adults and people with disabilities. Medicaid is administered by states, according to federal requirements. The program is funded jointly by states and the federal government.

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services
Region Five – Chicago
312-353-1133
ROPHIDMCH@cms.hhs.gov
https://www.medicaid.gov/