Illinois

State of State speeches provide governors with an opportunity to highlight recent policy successes as well as outline key plans and issue areas of focus for the coming year. These speeches are generally strong indicators of governors’ main priorities and sometimes also include specific proposal suggestions and funding recommendations for deliberation by legislatures. Currently, 31 […]

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  • Illinois: State Strategies to Enroll Justice-Involved Individuals in Health Coverage

    Policy and Process Changes State Legislation HB 1046, introduced in the 2013-2014 legislative session, specifically allows incarcerated individuals to apply for Medicaid prior to the date of their release. If these individuals are found to be eligible for Medicaid, they will be able to receive coverage after their release. In addition, the bill allows for […]

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    December 17, 2015 | Filed under: Illinois

  • Illinois – Medical Homes

    Illinois Health Connect is the state’s primary care case management (PCCM) program for certain populations covered by Medicaid, CHIP, and the state-funded program for children who would otherwise be uninsured. The program launched in July 2006. Participating primary care providers (PCPs) sign an agreement that specifies expectations, such as standards for afterhours access to care. In return, PCPs […]

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    April 1, 2014 | Filed under: Illinois

  • Illinois

    In Illinois:   Physical health services are delivered through Illinois Health Connect, a primary care case management (PCCM) system, as well as voluntary managed care organizations (MCOs) in some areas of the state. Children and adults who are income-eligible for Medicaid are required to enroll in Illinois Health Connect, but if they live in one […]

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    December 5, 2013 | Filed under: Illinois

  • Behavioral Health in the Medicaid Benefit for Children and Adolescents: Illinois

    (As of April 2013) At a Glance Partnerships between the Department of Healthcare and Family Services (Medicaid), Illinois Health Connect (the state’s Medicaid primary care case management program), and the state chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics support screening and services for children Multiple billing codes support mental health and substance abuse screenings in […]

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    October 21, 2013 | Filed under: Illinois

  • Publications

    Measuring and Improving Care Coordination: Lessons from ABCD III

    As states and providers move away from siloed health care systems and toward integrated systems of care, care coordination has become a key area of focus. Through the Assuring Better Child Health and Development (ABCD) III initiative, Arkansas, Illinois, Minnesota, Oklahoma and Oregon piloted and evaluated strategies to improve care coordination among primary care providers […]

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  • Illinois 2014 CHIP Fact Sheet

    2014 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Illinois 2012 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Illinois 2010 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Illinois 2008 NASHP CHIP Fact Sheet – Illinois Additional States’ CHIP Fact Sheets… Adobe Acrobat .PDF printable versions of the Illinois NASHP CHIP Fact Sheets Key Highlights: Program Type: Illinois operates a combination CHIP program, […]

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    December 6, 2012 | Filed under: Illinois

  • Illinois

    In 2011, Illinois passed Public Act 096-1501, a Medicaid reform law that, among other provisions, requires that 50 percent of beneficiaries in state medical assistance programs (including Medicaid and CHIP) be enrolled in risk-based coordinated care programs by January 1, 2015. The law defines coordinated care to include a full range of health care and […]

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    August 21, 2012 | Filed under: Illinois

  • Governance Illinois

    The Illinois House of Representatives has passed H.R. 6441, a bill establishing a governance model for HIE in Illinois. The Illinois Senate is now considering this bill. Under the proposal, an Illinois Health Information Exchange Authority (an instrumentality and administrative agency of the State of Illinois) would be created. It would be made up of […]

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    April 14, 2010 | Filed under: Illinois

  • Illinois

    No HIE Strategic Plan available yet.

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    April 5, 2010 | Filed under: Illinois