A passion for caring for communities drives Illinois hospitals to do more. IHA supports their efforts to improve lives—as care providers, job creators, innovators and more.
Improving health within hospitals and beyond their walls—that’s what Illinois hospitals are doing every day to enhance individual health and community well-being. By providing $5.8 billion in community benefits, hospitals are serving the most vulnerable and communities as a whole. They're also developing programs and partnerships focused on wellness and access to care.
Illinois hospitals and health systems play a critical and irreplaceable role in the health of patients, communities and local economies.
Illinois receives less federal funding per Medicaid beneficiary than any other state and has one of the lowest Medicaid matching rates in the country.