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Providing financial help to families purchasing insurance on the Affordable Care Act Healthcare Marketplace.

Struggling to pay your health insurance premium? We may be able to help.

Silver Access is a DuPage Health Coalition Program that helps pay your Healthcare Marketplace premium. Silver Access is not health insuranceThe Health Insurance Marketplace is a government website where you can buy health insurance.  You will pay a premium (monthly payment) for your health insurance. Based on income and family size, applicants may qualify for ACA premium assistance up to $150 per person per month.

Do I Qualify?

To qualify, you must meet these guidelines:

  • Be able to enroll in health insurance from the Marketplace plan.
  • Live in DuPage County, Illinois.
  • Be a US Citizen or Legal Permanent Resident.
  • Not qualify for Medicaid or Medicare.
  • Meet guidelines income guidelines, before taxes (see chart).  

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2024 Maximum Income Guidelines (before tax)*

Family SizeMonthly IncomeYearly Income
Each additional person after 8$448$5,380

Steps to Apply

1. Apply and enroll in Health Insurance from the Healthcare Marketplace at Click here to make an appointment with a Navigator.

2. Choose a Silver Level Plan from any insurance company available.

3. Use your entire Advanced Premium Tax Credit (APTC).

4. Apply for Silver Access. Click here or click the button on this page titled 2024 Application.

Once approved for Silver Access

Silver Access members will receive up to $150/month per member of premium assistance for the remaining months of 2024.

  • Members are responsible for the first one to three months of premium cost. See the chart below for more information.
  • If chosen plan is more than $150 per month, member is responsible for the difference per month.
  • Silver Access will pay your monthly premium payments directly to the health insurance company.
  • Silver Access will not pay your out-of-pocket costs (copays, coinsurance, deductibles, etc.).
  • All new members must attend a learning session about health insurance.
1 Month of Premium Costs2 Months of Premium Costs3 Months of Premium Costs
0 - 100 % FPL101 - 150 % FPL151 - 250 % FPL
Family SizeMax. Yearly Income ($)Max. Yearly Income ($)Max. Yearly Income ($)
1Up to $14,580Up to $21,870Up to $36,450
Each Additional Person$5,140$7,710$12,850

Payment Options

 Ways to Make Payments

OnlineSubmit a payment online using a debit or credit card

MailMail check made payable to:

DuPage Health Coalition, 511 Thornhill Dr. Suite C, Carol Stream, IL 60188

In person at our office: 511 Thornhill Drive, Suite C, Carol Stream. 

We are ONLY accepting card or check payments (no cash)
Tuesday – Thursday, 8am-12pm & 1pm-4pm



Submit a One Time Payment

Members can make a one-time payment for their FULL outstanding balance. CLICK HERE


Set up a Monthly Payment Plan

Set up a monthly payment plan Members can divide their monthly balance. CLICK HERE

  • There are NO fees or interest charges.
  • Monthly payment plans will automatically charge to your credit or debit card on the same day each month.