INDIVIDUALS & FAMILIES RESOURCES
The Incarcerated And the ACA
When can a person in jail or prison apply for health coverage through Medicaid or the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace?
Letter to Insurance Payor about Breast Pump Coverage from Illinois Academy of Pediatrics
By implementing benefits coverage for both electric and manual breast pumps, health care plans and employers have an opportunity to impact positively the health of employees and children while enhancing quality and lowering health care costs. We encourage you to partner with health professionals to ensure that mothers receive the resources that they need to be able to continue to breastfeed. The goal of mothers exclusively breastfeeding at 6 months and beyond will never be achieved without this support.
Federal Support for Breastfeeding Under the ACA
Support for Breastfeeding under the ACA is detailed in this report. Requirements for businesses, coverage of breastfeeding supplies and support, preventive services, and The National Breastfeeding Helpline are discussed.
Starting Strong for Community Health Webinar: Connecting the Unbanked to Coverage
This Powerpoint from EverThriveIllinois details the content of a recent webinar, including understanding why people are unbanked and the unique challenges they face, payment methods available for people paying premiums on insurance from the Illinois health insurance marketplace, and resources to help individuals become banked. Webinar Audio here.
Navigator Grantees in Illinois
This list includes all of the organizations that received Navigator or In Person Counselor grants in Illinois to help with ACA outreach and enrollment. The list does not include all of the sub-grantee agencies. You can also use a zip code locator here on the Get Covered Illinois webpage.