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

Quality Advocacy Showcase

Showcase participant with Senator Collins

IHA's Quality Advocacy Showcase has grown to one of our most successful advocacy events. Now in its fifth year, the showcase connects the quality improvement work of Illinois hospitals and health systems with IHA's core role of member advocacy. We encourage all hospital government relations leaders to participate in the 2020 showcase on April 30 in the State Capitol.

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