COVID-19 PHE Sunset

The federal Public Health Emergency (PHE) and the State of Illinois Disaster Proclamation are scheduled to sunset simultaneously on May 11, 2023. IHA issued a memo on March 3 that outlined federal and state information pertaining to the end of COVID-19 as a PHE. 

See the updates below for the latest information for healthcare providers. You can also view the American Hospital Association's (AHA) letter to the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services (HHS) advocating for federal action here.

IHA issued a memo on April 11 providing guidance on the termination of the national emergency with President Biden's signing of H.J. Res. 7.

Federal Updates

Federal Vaccine Mandate for Healthcare Workers
Federal Telehealth

State Updates

Temporary Permit and Temporary Reinstatement Medicaid Enrollment Out-of-State License Waivers State Telehealth Bed and Service Flexibilities State Vaccination/Testing Mandates for Healthcare Workers Masking Rules for Hospitals