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While President Trump’s decision to end CSR payments is a destructive move that may have real, harmful effects, it’s important to keep in mind that immediate effects may be minimal. See our statement and these talking points from the Young Invicibles.

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ACA Signup-Illinois

Illinois lost 31% of its federal outreach funding. It’s going to be hard. It’s going to take everything we’ve got to help people get access to coverage. Now is the time to come together and spread this message:

  • The ACA is still the law and health insurance is available
  • You must enroll by Dec. 15 to be covered in 2018
  • Find local help here:

You can use these tools to help your outreach:

Get Covered

The ACA is still here. Open Enrollment starts November 1. You can enroll mid-year if you have had a qualifying life event. Free, local, in-person help is available:
Click to find help near youUse the Get Covered Connector now.

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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