Illinois Provides Health Coverage To Undocumented Seniors

Photo of Northside Community Resources (NCR)
Photo of Northside Community Resources (NCR)
Photo of Northside Community Resources (NCR)
Photo of Northside Community Resources (NCR)

Illinois Provides Health Coverage To Undocumented Seniors

In December, Illinois became the first state to extend health coverage to undocumnted seniors. Reset talks with activists and on-the-ground workers who pushed for the legislation and are now implementing the program.

GUESTS: Graciela Guzman, campaign director at Healthy Illinois Campaign

Aga Kusmierz, director of the Multicultural Resources Program at Northside Community Resources

“Ricardo,” undocumented senior who recently enrolled in the Medicaid for Undocumented Seniors program