Illinois Health Matters shares events from across the state that are key to the implementation of health care reform in Illinois. These events are a way to learn how Illinois individuals, families, small businesses and communities can benefit from and participate in the process.
To find events where you can sign up for coverage, see the Get Covered Illinois events page. Want to help others enroll? Check out Get Covered America‘s map to find volunteer and community engagement opportunities.
Get up to speed on changes to the Illinois Medicaid program by registering for a webinar on the new Medicaid Managed Care (MMC) initiatives.
This webinar will focus on the Integrated Care Program (ICP), which impacts seniors and people with disabilities who are currently on Medicaid. Among others, this program affects people who receive home and community-based services as a part of the AIDS Waiver program.
Wednesday, February 19, noon – 1:30 pm
Tuesday, February 25, 10 am – 11:30 am
Thursday, February 27, 2 pm – 3:30 pm
Each webinar will cover the same material, so please choose only one from the dropdown on this page
Robert Ellis and Robert Krughoff, the developers of HealthPlanRatings.org, will provide a tour and answer questions about their free tool designed specifically for Illinois Marketplace consumers. This website shows the Estimated Yearly Cost for Someone Like You, Your Risk of High Costs, Doctors Available in Plans and Quality of the plans – all in one place so it’s easy to compare. Don’t miss this Starting Strong for Community Health! presentation.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014 1:00 – 2:00 pm CT
This Starting Strong for Community Health! webinar will provide an overview of Medicaid’s Alternative Benefits Plan and Medicaid’s Care Coordination program to help participants feel better prepared to assist clients in this time of transition.
Special guest speakers from Healthcare & Family Services Gabriela Moroney and Amy Harris will present. Gabriela will review who qualifies for and what is in the Alternative Benefit Plan Package. Amy will provide information on client enrollment into care coordination as well as solutions for commonly asked questions.
• Understand who qualifies for and what is in the Alternative Benefit Plan Package
• Learn about the transition to care coordination, including enrollment information being mailed to consumers, and how to support clients during and after plan selection
• Get updates on the Affordable Care Act and implementation in Illinois
Tuesday, March 25, 2:00 pm CT
To register, click here