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Health policies impact everyone: social service providers, patients, parents and communities. While getting involved may seem complicated, it doesn’t have to be. There are ways to stay informed and have your voice heard.


Illinois in Crisis

The long-awaited budget message from Gov. Rauner on February 17 brought no solutions and no relief.

Scroll down to take action – or use this search tool to find your state legislator and let them know how you feel.

Data Matters

Medicaid Expansion

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

ACA Marketplace

Enrollment rates across the state range from 52% of those eligible to 21%. Maps:
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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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