ROCKFORD — Mercyhealth has modified its provider status for Medicaid to include Illinois direct subscribers.

Patients who are subscribers with IlliniCare, Meridian and Molina Medicaid Managed Care Organizations will have 90 days to find other health care providers, doctors and hospitals. BCBS Medicaid will have six months.

Mercyhealth will continue to accept those Medicaid patients who are assigned as subscribers tied directly to the State of Illinois Medicaid program. Mercyhealth is currently the largest Medicaid provider, in terms of revenue, outside Chicago Cook County.

For IlliniCare, Meridian, Molina and BCBS-Medicaid subscribers who are current patients at Mercyhealth to direct questions: 877-912-8880.