Sound financial policies are critical to the ability of hospitals and health systems to provide high-quality care. 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:

$108.1b Total impact on Illinois economy
298k Illinoisans employed
493k direct and indirect jobs created