Tell Your Member of Congress: the ACA Saves Lives

An estimate 335,000 people in Illinois have health insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Although the Act remains imperfect, it is imperative that these residents' access to affordable care is protected while improvements are being put in place. Talk to your member of Congress, and let them know.

Find your congressperson below (click the map for detailed view), or use this look-up tool.

Rep. Bobby Rush, Chicago
Rep. Robin Kelly, South Shore
Rep. Dan Lipinski, Western Springs
Rep. Luis Gutiérrez, Chicago
Rep. Mike Quigley, Lincoln Park
Rep. Peter Roskam, Arlington Heights
Rep. Danny K. Davis, Chicago
Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi, Schaumburg
Rep. Jan Schakowsky, Evanston
Rep. Brad Schneider, Deerfield
Rep. Bill Foster, Naperville
Rep. Mike Bost, Murphysboro
Rep. Rodney L. Davis, Springfield
Rep. Randy Hultgren, Winfield
Rep. John Shimkus, Collinsville
Rep. Adam Kinzinger, Rockford
Rep. Cheri Bustos, Rockford/Peoria
Rep. Darin LaHood, Peoria

Rep. Bobby Rush (IL-1)

Rep. Rush represents part of Chicago's south side and south New Lenox, an area that has an estimated 19,400 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 50% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 33,687 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Thank Rep. Rush and let him know you support his efforts.  Chicago (773) 779-2400, Washington DC (202) 225-4372     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Robin Kelly (IL-2)

Rep. Kelly represents the southern suburbs of Chicago stretching down to Kankakee, an area that an estimated 18,400 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 47% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 39,990 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What she said Thank Rep. Kelly and let her know you support her efforts.  Chicago (773) 321-2001, Matteson (708) 679-0078, Washington DC (202) 225-0773     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Dan Lipinski (IL-3)

Rep. Lipinski represents southwestern Chicago and southwestern suburbs in the Lemont-Lockport area, which has an estimated 19,400 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 39% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 38,197 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Thank Rep. Lipinski and let him know you support his efforts.  Chicago (773) 948-6223, Lockport (815) 838-1990, Orland Park (708) 403-4379, Oak Lawn (708) 424–0853, Washington DC (202) 225-5701     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Luis Gutiérrez (IL-4)

Rep. Gutiérrez represents the areas of western Chicago and western suburbs including Cicero, an area that has an estimated 19,500 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 33% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 30,100 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Thank Rep. Gutiérrez and let him know you support his efforts.  Chicago (773) 342-0774, Washington DC (202) 225-8203     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Mike Quigley (IL-5)

Rep. Quigley represents northern Chicago and north suburbs including Oak Brook, an area that has an estimated 19,900 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 52% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 34,610 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Thank Rep. Quigley and let him know you support his efforts.  Chicago Lakeview (773) 267-5926, Chicago Portage Park (773) 267-5926, Washington DC (202) 225-4061     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Peter Roskam (IL-6)

Rep. Roskam represents the suburban Downers Grove-Barrington area, which has an estimated 22,600 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 31% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 44,184 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Let Rep. Roskam know that it's crucial for his constituents to continue to have coverage.  West Chicago (630) 232-0006, Barrington (630) 232-0006, Washington DC (202) 225-4561     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Danny K. Davis (IL-7)

Rep. Davis represents an area stretching from the Chicago lakefront stretching west through Oak Park and beyond, an area that has an estimated 19,500 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 52% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 30,100 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Thank Rep. Davis and let him know you support his efforts.  Chicago (773) 533-7520, Washington DC (202) 225-5006     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorthi (IL-8)

Rep. Krishnamoorthi represents the Roselle-Schaumburg-Palatine area, which has an estimated 21,100 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 38% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 38,229 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Thank Rep. Krishnamoorthi and let him know you support his efforts.  Schaumburg (847) 413-1959, Washington DC (202) 225-3711     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Jan Schakowsky (IL-9)

Rep. Schakowsky represents the north Chicago suburbs including Evanston and Des Plaines, an area that has an estimated 19,500 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 45% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 30,100 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What she said Thank Rep. Schakowsky and let her know you support her efforts.  Chicago (773) 506-7100, Evanston (847) 328-3409, Glenview (847) 328-3409, Washington DC (202) 225-2111     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Brad Schneider (IL-10)

Rep. Schneider represents the Northbrook-Deerfield area, which has an estimated 21,100 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 30% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 31,814 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Thank Rep. Schneider and let him know you support his efforts.  Lincolnshire (847) 383-4870, Washington DC (202) 225-4835     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Bill Foster (IL-11)

Rep. Foster represents the Joliet-Bolingbroke-Aurora area, which has an estimated 20,200 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 41% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 43,211 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Let Rep. Foster know that it's crucial for his constituents to continue to have coverage.  Aurora (630) 585-7672, Joliet (815) 280-5876, Washington DC (202) 225-3515     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Mike Bost (IL-12)

Rep. Bost represents the an area stretching across southern Illinois from East St. Louis to Carbondale, an area that has an estimated 14,500 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 52% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 39,319 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Let Rep. Bost know that it's crucial for his constituents to continue to have coverage.  Alton (618) 233-8026, Belleville (618) 233-8026, Carbondale (618) 457-5787, Granite City (618) 233-8026, Mt. Vernon (618) 513-5294, Washington DC (202) 225-5661     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Rodney L. Davis (IL-13)

Rep. Davis represents the Springfield-Champaign area, which has an estimated 14,300 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 52% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 33,155 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Let Rep. Davis know that it's crucial for his constituents to continue to have coverage.  Champaign (217) 403-4690, Decatur (217) 791-6224, Maryville (618) 205-8660, Normal (309) 252-8834, Taylorville (217) 824-5117, Springfield (217) 791-6224, Washington DC (202) 225-2371     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14)

Rep. Hultgren represents the Lake-McHenry-Kane-DuPage area, which has an estimated 20,900 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 45% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 21,004 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Let Rep. Hultgren know that it's crucial for his constituents to continue to have coverage.  Campton Hills (630) 584-2734, Washington DC (202) 225-2976     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. John Shimkus (IL-15)

Rep. Shimkus represents the Danville-Collinsville area, which has an estimated 16,800 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 55% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 36,170 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Let Rep. Shimkus know that it's crucial for his constituents to continue to have coverage.  Danville (217) 446-0664, Effingham (217) 347-7947, Harrisburg (618) 252-8271, Maryville (618) 288-7190, Washington DC (202) 225-5271     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (IL-16)

Rep. Kinzinger represents the LaSalle-Dixon-Pontiac area – including a large part of Rockford – an area that has an estimated 17,200 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 47% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 47,811 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Let Rep. Kinzinger know that it's crucial for his constituents to continue to have coverage.  Rockford (815) 708-8032, Ottawa (815) 431-9271, Watseka (815) 432-0580, Washington DC (202) 225-3635     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Cheri Bustos (IL-17)

Rep. Bustos represents the Quad Cities-Peoria-Rockford area, which has an estimated 16,300 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 53% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 40,554 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What she said Thank Rep. Bustos and let her know you support her efforts.  Peoria (309) 966-1813, Rock Island (309) 786-3406, Rockford (815) 968-8011, Washington DC (202) 225-5905     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Rep. Darin LaHood (IL-18)

Rep. LaHood represents the Peoria-Jacksonville area, which has an estimated 14,400 people enrolled in ACA plans, and has seen a 51% decrease in the number of uninsured since 2010. An additional 30,969 people in this district gained coverage under Medicaid due to the ACA, and they face losing that.

What he said Let Rep. LaHood know that it's crucial for his constituents to continue to have coverage.  Peoria (309) 671-7027, Springfield (217) 670-1653, Jacksonville (217) 245-1431, Bloomington (309) 205-9556, Washington DC (202) 225-6201     
District-specific one-pagers on pre-existing conditions and ACA financial assistance.

Sources:
ACA plan enrollment: Kaiser Family Foundation
http://kff.org/interactive/interactive-maps-estimates-of-enrollment-in-aca-marketplaces-and-medicaid-expansion/
Additional Medicaid enrollment: Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services
https://www.illinois.gov/hfs/info/factsfigures/Program%20Enrollment/Pages/HFSEnrollmentbyCongressionalDistrict2016-.aspx