Finance

Sound financial policies are critical to hospital and health system stability and success. IHA provides timely policy analysis, tools and resources to strengthen hospitals as they serve communities. Contact us about our financial policy issues.

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Why Government Financing Matters

IHA advocates for adequate financing of hospitals and health systems so they can continue to enhance quality care, develop new models of care and serve as strong economic engines for communities.

Economic Impact of Illinois Hospitals

Illinois hospitals' are strong economic engines in their communities:

$88.8b Total impact on Illinois economy
260k Illinoisans employed
500k direct and indirect jobs created

Hospital Assessment Redesign

Hospital Assessment Program

IHA President and CEO A.J. Wilhelmi praised state leaders for their unity and support in passing legislation that redesigns the Hospital Assessment Program, which Gov. Bruce Rauner signed into law on March 12, 2018. Wilhelmi called the program "essential and vital" as it helps ensure access to quality healthcare.

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