Medicaid Info

This page is meant to be an educational guide for those looking into nursing home and rehab services. The world of Medicare, Medicaid, and Long-Term Care Insurance can be tricky to understand, even more so to navigate aloneWe invite you to call us at (309) 636-3600 regarding your personal situation to see how we can help.

Heddington Oaks is Medicaid certified. For those that have limited income, Medicaid may be an option. In Illinois a person must apply to the State of Illinois through the Department of Health and Human Services to obtain Medicaid eligibility. 

There are strict criteria that must be met in order to qualify for Medicaid. The state will not pay bills more than three months prior to the date of applications. For information on how to get Medicaid certified, visit

It is imperative that the Medicaid approval process begins early, as it takes between 6-9 months for approval. Heddington Oaks is unable to accommodate anyone that is in the "Medicaid Pending" status.