Yes you do if
• Your annual household income is less than 400 percent of the Federal Poverty Level (FDL) as shown in the table below
• You live in the Chicagoland area
• You do not have coverage for the services being provided by CCN
Family Size-------------Income Level not exceeding 400% of FDL
Enrollment fee to join is $10 per month for individuals and $15 per month for a family. Initial membership period is required to be 6 months ( So individuals pay $60 to join for 6 months and families pay $90 for 6 months). Renewal periods are for 12 months each year (So payments are $120 for individual and $180 for family for annual renewals). Zakat eligible individuals join for free ( when annual income is less than $15,000 ).
Complete an application form for enrollment. Each person wishing to join needs to fill up a separate application, including children.
Choose a primary care physician (PCP) from the Network Provider List.
Submit the required enrollment fee
Alternatively you may mail your enrollment application and payment to:
Compassionate Care Network, 6348 N. Milwaukee Ave, #215, Chicago, IL 60646
You will receive your ID card in the mail.
Yes. CCN offers health services regardless of citizenship status or documentation.
Non urgent outpatient medical services only are provided through this program (for example ongoing care for diabetes, high blood pressure, thyroid deficiency, arthritis, stomach acidity etc).
$25 for primary care visit.
$35 for specialist consultations (including for dental consultations)
CCN does not pay for any of your healthcare expenses. CCN simply provides you with access to reduced cost, non-urgent health care services. The membership fee is to cover the administrative costs of maintaining the network and its services.
No. If you qualify for ACA (Obamacare) you must join it to avoid its penalties
In addition to English, languages spoken are Urdu, Hindi, Gujrati, Spanish and Arabic.
If you have a language concern let us know
If you do not have separate hospitalization coverage, we recommend you go to the nearest hospital ER and request a Charity Care form to fill and submit. Please note that your CCN physician is not expected to provide care for you in emergencies.
If you use the providers in the network you will pay the discounted fee negotiated by CCN to obtain substantial savings. If you need these services call us first.
You will need to purchase prescription drugs separately.
We recommend choosing the statewide $4 per month generic drug program from Walmart, Target or other pharmacies honoring that program.