Illinois receives the lowest amount of federal funding per Medicaid beneficiary of all states. IHA advocates for adequate funding to serve Illinois’ most vulnerable populations and against drastic cuts.

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The Impact of Medicaid in Illinois

3.2m Medicaid Beneficiaries
22.1% of inpatient admissions
21% of outpatient visits
  • Advocacy
  • Policy
Feb 12, 2018

Hospital Assessment Redesign-Call Your Legislators Now to Vote on SB1773

With the General Assembly preparing to take action on Senate Bill 1773, it is critical that legislators hear from the hospital community now.

Feb 12, 2018

Fact Sheet on SB1773: Hospital Assessment Program

Fact sheet on SB 1773: Hospital Assessment Program - Preserves access to care and federal matching funding for Illinois

Jan 17, 2018

Illinois is Getting Shortchanged

Map of Federal contribution per Medicaid beneficiary and State ranking chart

Aug 28, 2017

State DSH Allotment Reductions

IHA Comment Letter to Dept. of Health and Human Services
Jun 30, 2017

Litigation Update 6

Court orders timely Medicaid payments
Dec 22, 2016

Pass-Through Payments

The Use of New or Increased Pass-Through Payments in Medicaid Managed Care Delivery System
Sep 13, 2016

DSH Payments Third Party Payers

IHA comment letter to Dept. of Health and Human Services
Aug 12, 2015

Litigation Update 5

House Revenue Committee Hearing
Aug 05, 2015

Litigation Update 4

HFS to pay all providers statewide for services to children and adults
Aug 03, 2015

Litigation Update 3

HFS to pay providers who serve child Medicaid beneficiaries statewide
Jul 24, 2015

Litigation Update 2

Order for Medicaid payments to providers & MCEs serving children in Cook County
Jan 26, 2018

Telehealth Coalition

Coalition Letter: Advancing Telehealth for Medicaid Beneficiaries

Sep 12, 2016

Medicaid 1115 Demonstration Waiver Proposal

With a Medicaid section 1115 waiver, the state would use federal funds to shift behavioral health patients from institutional to community care settings and enhance community-based services.

Aug 26, 2016

1115 Waiver Proposal Summary

Several IHA-backed initiatives, including integrating behavioral health and physical health, are in the State's draft of its federal health transformation Medicaid section 1115 waiver proposal.

Aug 04, 2016

HHS Transformation Medicaid Waiver

State officials are working to transform how health and supportive services are provided to people with behavioral health conditions. Their plan will likely include a Medicaid 1115 waiver proposal.