Advocacy & Policy

IHA has an exceptional track record of successful healthcare advocacy on behalf of our hospitals, patients and communities. Speaking with one voice as a hospital community, our advocacy is backed by staff policy expertise. Contact us about our advocacy and policy issues.


We're committed to developing sound healthcare public policy solutions that will broaden healthcare access, make healthcare more affordable and improve the quality of care to all Illinoisans.

The Most Influential Voice in Illinois Healthcare

IHA's recent advocacy successes

$1b Proposed Medicaid cuts prevented
$6b State general obligation borrowing for healthcare provider backlog
$1.8b GRF transfer for state group health insurance claims

2019 Member Advocacy Events

2019 Member Advocacy Events

Be part of IHA’s 2019 advocacy efforts by participating in our four member advocacy events. We’ll kick off our outreach in February with our State Legislative Reception. Then, in April we have three events: Quality Advocacy Showcase, Federal Advocacy Day and State Advocacy Day.

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