Department of Risk Management

Risk Management
Room 1072
County Building
118 North Clark Street
Illinois 60602-1304
(312) 603-6422

Department Contact

Deanna Zalas
Risk Management

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Services provided by Risk Management Employee Benefits information Online Enrollment Frequently Asked Questions about Risk Managment

Welcome to the Department of Risk Management's Home Page


Please be advised that on June 8, 2015, Cook County began a Dependent Eligibility Verification Program conducted by HMS Employer Solutions, an independent third-party audit company. Dependent Eligibility Verification letters are being sent to employee homes with detailed instructions on documentation requirements and deadlines. All employees are required to provide the necessary documents to HMS to verify their dependents. If you have not received your letter from HMS please call 1-844-845-8345 to request a letter or online access instructions.

This page will serve as an online resource for the residents and employees of Cook County, Illinois. The Department will be expanding the content selection of this site in the future, but for now, please select from the following for your information needs:

  • Services - Review the core services provided by the Department.
  • Employee Benefits - (for Cook County employees) Provides information on Cook County Employee Benefits and Open Enrollment.
  • Benefits Status - (for Cook County employees) Log in to enroll check the current status of your benefits.
  • Common Questions - (for Cook County Employees) Review questions and answers for key benefits issues.

Job Postings

The following are the current Shakman Exempt job postings available for the Department of Risk Management. Regular postings for the Department that comply with Shakman hiring processes can be found on the Human Resources: Current Job Listings page.


Should you have any questions or comments, you can call the Department at (312) 603-6422 or email us.



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