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Why the DIA is the civil rights act of today

Disability Integration Act

Efforts over the last 25 years have pushed Medicaid spending away from an institutional approach towards home and community based care, which is more cost-efficient, person-centered, and customized to each individual. A bill now before Congress would go a long way toward making that the law of the land.

The Disability Integration Act addresses the fundamental issue that people who need long term services and supports are forced into institutions and lose their basic civil rights.

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Data Matters

Medicaid Expansion

The vast majority of the newly enrolled, some 623,000 people, gained coverage through the Medicaid expansion. Map

ACA Marketplace

We’ve mapped the zip codes that had at least 50 ACA signups as of February 2016. Maps: Metro areaState

Demographics of the Uninsured

Detailed characteristics of Illinois’ uninsured by age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, employment, and other factors. Charts

Mental Health Services

An independent analysis detailing how Chicago’ inadequate public mental health services require major reform, and laying out a roadmap to achieve it. Report


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