Medicare covers 18% of Illinoisans, resulting in a significant patient population for many Illinois hospitals. IHA analyzes the impacts of policy changes on hospitals and patients.
Source: CMS Medicare Monthly Enrollment and IHA COMPdata, 2022
CMS publishes annual proposed and final changes to Medicare payment policies. Learn how these affect hospitals in Illinois.
See an up-to-date reference table listing the principal components of 2022 Medicare fee-for-service payment systems.
Federal poverty guidelines are used to establish financial eligibility for various programs. Read IHA’s summary of the 2023 guidelines.
View IHA summaries of federal policies impacting hospital payments and operations, from Conditions of Participation to discharge planning requirements.