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IWS Children’s Clinic – We’re Here for You
Dear IWS Children’s Clinic Patient and Family,
Many changes are occurring in health care that affect each of our patient families. We want to make sure that you are aware of the changes and share with you the health plans we accept so you can continue (or begin) your medical, dental and behavioral health care services at the IWS Children’s Clinic.
Please be sure to read the information below on the Health Plan Enrollment and Medicaid Redetermination – it is important! We can help you – for more information and for any assistance please call us at (708) 848-0528.
Same Day Appointments Available
Does your child need to see a physician today? Your appointment is just a phone call away. Same Day Scheduling is available at IWS Children’s Clinic during regular clinic hours by calling (708) 848-0528.
Walk-in hours are available at the IWS Children’s Clinic for existing patients during regular clinic hours. You do not need to call ahead for an appointment. Simply just show up at the IWS Children’s Clinic and your child will be seen as soon as possible. Due to the increased time involved with your first visit to the office we cannot accommodate walk-ins for patients who have not previously been seen in our office.
9:00 AM - 8:00 PM
12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Wednesday & Thursday
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
9:00 AM - 3:30 PM
Clinic Location & Contact Info
320 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60302
The Clinic is easily accessible by public transportation. We’re conveniently located one block from the ‘EL’ Green Line – Ridgeland stop. Or, take the Lake Street & Ridgeland Avenue bus routes and look for the 315, 86, 309, 313 or the Austin 91 bus. Get directions
Health Plan Enrollment
The Illinois Department of HealthCare and Family Services requires enrollment in a health plan.
People can enroll in a health insurance plan through the Health Insurance Marketplace. To continue to see our doctors at the IWS Children’s Clinic you need to sign up with one of the insurance plans and list one of our doctors as Preferred Care Provider (PCP) listed below.
Insurance Plans for the IWS Children’s Clinic
We are here to help you! Please call and make an appointment with either Denise Gonzalez or call 708.848.0528 ext 225 or Betty Alanis or call 708.848.0528 ext 244 and they can help you enroll in the plan that you choose.Health Plan Enrollment
Illinois Medical Card
Medicaid Illinois Health Connect
We accept All Kids Medicaid and offer a sliding fee scale. Patients must meet the Clinic’s income eligibility guidelines.
The IWS Children’s Clinic is an enrollment site for Illinois’ All Kids program. Our professional staff is available to assist patients who wish to enroll. For more information, please visit allkids.com
Patient Electronic Information Portal
We now have an information portal through our electronic medical records, please be sure to sign the consent forms and give your email address to the front desk receptionist so that you can access your child’s medical information electronically.
Referral for Specialty Care
We are now accepting seven different insurance companies and all have different requirements for authorizing referrals for specialty care. Please plan on at least two weeks to obtain this approval.
All Kids is Illinois' program for children who need comprehensive, affordable health insurance, regardless of immigration status or health condition.
All Kids provides your child with complete health insurance. The program covers doctor visits, hospital stays, prescription drugs, vision care, dental care and eyeglasses. All Kids covers regular check-ups and immunizations (shots). All Kids also covers special services like medical equipment, speech therapy and physical therapy for children who need them.
Children can get All Kids health insurance if they live in Illinois, are age 18 or younger, meet the insurance requirements for All Kids, and their family's income meets the All Kids Income Limit.