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Archived Public Comments 

 

Health Reform Implementation Council Comments

Many organizations and individuals had the opportunity to make comments or provide testimony during the sessions convened by the Health Reform Implementation Council. To view these documents, please click on the links below that are organized alphabetically by organization or individual first name.

A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H | I | J | K | L | M | N | O | P | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z


Compiled Comments from Individuals on the Navigator Program (PDF, 350 KB)
Compiled Comments from Individuals on the Essential Health Benefits Benchmark Plan (PDF, 350 KB)

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AARP of Illinois Sept 2010 (PDF, 54 KB)

AARP of Illinois Oct 2010 (PDF, 54 KB)

AARP of Illinois - Navigators (Doc, 31 KB)

AARP of Illinois - EHB  (Doc, 27 KB)

Access Community Health Network (PDF, 32 KB)

Access Living (PDF, 80 KB)

Access Living Feb 2011 (PDF, 186 KB)

Access Living - Marilyn Martin (PDF, 47 KB)

Access Living - Medicaid (PDF, 110 KB)

Access Living - Navigators (Doc, 160 KB)

Access Living - EHB (Doc, 151 KB)

Aetna (PDF, 2,327 KB)

Aetna - EHB (PDF, 29 KB)

Affiliated Computer Services, Inc (PDF, 1,080 KB)

AFSCME Council 31 (PDF, 18 KB)

AgeOptions - Navigators (PDF, 1844 KB)

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Sept 2010 (PDF, 41 KB)

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Dec 2010 (PDF, 440 KB)

AIDS Foundation of Chicago - Medicaid (PDF, 83 KB)

AIDS Foundation of Chicago - Navigators (PDF, 357 KB)

AIDS Foundation of Chicago - EHB (PDF, 325 KB)

Al Smith (PDF, 4 KB)

Alpha-1 Foundation - EHB  (PDF, 71 KB)

Alzheimers Association - Illinois Chapter Network (PDF, 24 KB)

American Academy of Pediatrics, Illinois Chapter (PDF, 144 KB)

American Academy of Pediatrics, Illinois Chapter - EHB (PDF, 348 KB)

American Cancer Society (PDF, 165 KB)

American Cancer Society - Navigators (PDF, 32 KB)

American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network - EHB (PDF, 93 KB)

American Heart Association / American Stroke Association - EHB (PDF, 160 KB)

American Society of Association Executives (PDF, 216 KB)

Ameritas Group - EHB (PDF, 108 KB)

The Arc of Illinois -Tony Paulauski (PDF, 1,900 KB)

Association for Community Affiliated Plans (PDF, 162 KB)

Association of Community Mental Health Authorities of Illinois Nov 2010 (PDF, 41 KB)

Association of Community Mental Health Authorities of Illinois Dec 2010 (PDF, 173 KB)

The Association of Safety - Net Community Hospitals (PDF, 21 KB)

Automated Health Systems (PDF, 124 KB)

Awakened Alternatives (PDF, 45 KB)

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Bayer HealthCare LLC - EHB (PDF, 93 KB)

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois (PDF, 954 KB)

Blue Cross Blue Shielf of Illinois - EHB (PDF, 3150 KB)

C

Campaign for Better Health Care (PDF, 165 KB)

Campaign for Better Health Care and Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (PDF, 83 KB)

Carol Weissman - Acord, NASW-IL (PDF, 20 KB)

Centene Corporation (PDF, 44 KB)

Chambers and Assocations (PDF, 56 KB)

Champaign County Health Care Consumers (PDF, 32 KB)

Champaign County Health Care Consumers - Navigators (PDF, 153 KB)

Chicago Asthma Consortium - EHB (PDF, 91 KB)

Chicago Jobs Council (PDF, 145 KB)

Childrens Memorial Hospital - Dept. of Pediatrics (PDF, 103 KB)

Childrens Memorial Hospital (PDF, 39 KB)

CJE Senior Life (PDF, 16 KB)

Community Behavioral Health Association of Illinois Nov 2010 (PDF, 1,611 KB)

Community Behavioral Healthcare Association of Illinois Dec 2010 (PDF, 2,582 KB)

Community Behavioral Healthcare Association - EHB (PDF, 1625 KB)

Community Counseling Centers of Chicago - Bruce Seitzer (PDF, 11 KB)

Coventry Health Care of Illinois and Missouri, Inc. - EHB (Doc, 241 KB)

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Dave Holland, Southern Illinois Heathcare (PDF, 61 KB)

Delta Dental (PDF, 46 KB)

Delta Dental - EHB (Doc, 48 KB)

Department of Human Services (PDF, 5 KB)

Devin White (PDF, 6 KB)

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Eisai Inc. - EHB (PDF, 95 KB)

Employer Producer Issuer Coalition - EHB (PDF, 269 KB)

F

Flexible Benefit Service Corporation (PDF, 1,001 KB)

Flexible Benefit Service Corporation - EHB (PDF, 269 KB)

G

Gail Appel (PDF, 4 KB)

Governors State University (PDF, 147 KB)

H

Harmony Health Plan of Illinois (PDF, 49 KB)

Health Alliance (PDF, 1,266 KB)

Health and Disability Advocates (PDF, 96 KB)

Health and Disability Advocates - Navigators (Doc, 55 KB)

Health and Disability Advocates - EHB (PDF, 23 KB)

Health and Medicine Policy Research Group - Exchange (PDF, 39 KB)

Health and Medicine Policy Research Group - Sept 2010 (PDF, 147 KB)

Health and Medicine Policy Research Group - Medicaid (PDF, 37 KB)

Healthcare Consortium of Illinois - EHB (PDF, 247 KB)

HealthConnect One - Navigators (Doc, 21 KB)

Heartland Alliance - Health Outreach (PDF, 38 KB)

Heartland Alliance - Navigators (PDF, 280 KB)

Heartland Alliance - EHB (PDF, 132 KB)

Heartland Alliance for Human Needs and Human Rights (PDF, 12 KB)

Heartland Community Health Clinic (PDF, 93 KB)

HMS (PDF, 83 KB)

Hospital Sisters Health System (PDF, 36 KB)

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IDFPR - Illinois Center for Nursing (PDF, 63 KB)

IFMC Illinois Dec 2010 (PDF, 29 KB)

Illinois Academy of Family Physicians (PDF, 67 KB)

Illinois Academy of Family Physicians - Dr. Asim Jaffer (PDF, 9,752 KB)

Illinois Academily of Family Physicians - Dr. Dennon Davis (PDF, 112 KB)

Illinois Academy of Family Physicians - Dr. Janet Albers (PDF, 123 KB)

Illinois Academy of Family Physicians - EHB (Doc, 115 KB)

Illinois Acupunture Federation - EHB (PDF, 246 KB)

Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association Nov 2010 (PDF, 7 KB)

Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association Dec 2010 (PDF, 67 KB)

Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association - Navigators (PDF, 47 KB)

Illinois Alcoholism and Drug Dependence Association - EHB (PDF, 103 KB)

Illinois Association of Area Agencies on Aging (PDF, 38 KB)

Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities (PDF, 319 KB)

Illinois Association of Rehabilitation Facilities - EHB (PDF, 283 KB)

Illinois Chamber of Commerce - Navigators (PDF, 56 KB)

Illinois Chiropractic Society (PDF, 30 KB)

Illinois Chiropractic Society - EHB (Doc, 69 KB)

Illinois Coalition of Agents and Brokers - Navigators (PDF, 1592 KB)

Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights (PDF, 625 KB)

Illinois COPD Coalition - EHB (PDF, 120 KB)

Illinois Dietetic Association Dec 2010 (PDF, 23 KB)

Illinois Easter Seals - EHB (PDF, 733 KB)

Illinois Guardianship and Advocacy Commission (PDF, 1,504 KB)

Illinois Health Care for America Now (PDF, 264 KB)

Illinois Health Connect (PDF, 242 KB)

Illinois Home Care and Hospice Council(PDF, 123 KB)

Illinois Hospice and Palliative Care Organization and the Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition - EHB (PDF, 1423 KB)

Illinois Hospital Association Sept 2010 (PDF, 1,103 KB)

Illinois Hospital Association Dec 2010 (PDF, 258 KB)

Illinois Hospital Association Feb 2011 (PDF, 107 KB)

Illinois Hospital Association - Medicaid Reform (PDF, 5,369 KB)

Illinois Hospital Association - Workforce (PDF, 3,290 KB)

Illinois Hospital Association - Delivery System Reform and HIT (PDF, 2,812 KB)

Illinois Hopsital Association - EHB (PDF, 123 KB)

Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition - Sept 2010 (PDF, 44 KB)

Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition - Dec 2010 (PDF, 263 KB)

Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition - Medicaid (PDF, 59 KB)

Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition - Navigators (PDF, 178 KB)

Illinois Maternal and Child Health Coalition - EHB (PDF, 159 KB)

Illinois Occupational Therapy Association - EHB (Doc, 33 KB)

Illinois Optometric Association (PDF, 31 KB)

Illinois Osteopathic Medical Society - EHB (PDF, 41 KB)

Illinois PIRG - Sept 2010 (PDF, 1,935 KB)

Illinois PIRG - Dec 2010 (PDF, 247 KB)

Illinois PIRG - Navigators (PDF, 52 KB)

Illinois Physical Therapy Association (PDF, 118 KB)

Illinois Physical Therapy Association - EHB (PDF, 134 KB)

Illinois Podiatric Medical Association (PDF, 7 KB)

Illinois Podiatric Medical Association - EHB (Doc, 39 KB)

Illinois Primary Health Care Association (PDF, 125 KB)

Illinois Primary Health Care Association Dec 2010 (PDF, 110 KB)

Illinois Primary Health Care Association - Navigators (PDF, 104 KB)

Illinois Primary Health Care Association - EHB (PDF, 106 KB)

Illinois Psychiatric Society (PDF, 78 KB)

Illinois Psychiatric Society - EHB (PDF, 6347 KB)

Illinois State Ambulance Association (PDF, 5 KB)

Illinois State Ambulance Association - EHB (PDF, 332 KB)

Illinois State Medical Society - Craig Backs (PDF, 62 KB)

Illinois State Medical Society - Steven Malkin (PDF, 77 KB)

Illinois Society for Advanced Practice Nurses - Julie Adkins (PDF, 16 KB)

Infosys Technologies Ltd (PDF, 562 KB)

International Myeloma Foundation - EHB (Doc, 189 KB)

J

Jan Schakowsky, Congresswoman - EHB (PDF, 159 KB)

Jennifer Gagnon (PDF, 7 KB)

Jill and Jeff Jones (Doc, 18 KB)

John F. Prescott (PDF, 7 KB)

John Ruhmann (PDF, 5 KB)

K

Kelly A. Martin (PDF, 8 KB)

L

LAF - EHB (PDF, 163 KB)

League of Women Voters of Illinois (PDF, 38 KB)

Legal Assistance Foundation of Metropolitan Chicago Dec 2010 (PDF, 54 KB)

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society - EHB (PDF, 224 KB)

Lurie Children's Hospital - EHB (Doc, 172 KB)

M

March of Dimes - EHB (PDF, 119 KB)

Marlen Allen (PDF, 6 KB)

MAXIMUS Inc. (PDF, 2,523 KB)

Meridian Health Plan (PDF, 64 KB)

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council (PDF, 132 KB)

Midwest Business Group on Health - EHB (PDF, 321 KB)

Miriam Link-Mullison - Jackson County Health Department (PDF, 25 KB)

Mitchell S. Palmer (PDF, 13 KB)

Molina Healthcare Sept 2010 (PDF, 274 KB)

Molina Healthcare Oct 2010 (PDF, 130 KB)

Molina Healthcare - Medicaid (PDF, 37 KB)

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NADP - EHB (PDF, 387 KB)

National Alliance on Mental Illinois - Illinois (PDF, 185 KB)

National Association of Social Workers - Illinois Chapter (PDF, 24 KB)

National Federation of Independent Business - Illinois (PDF, 16 KB)

National Hemophilia Foundation and Bleeding Disorders Alliance Illinois - EHB (PDF, 387 KB)

National Psoriasis Foundation (PDF, 204 KB)

National Psoriasis Foundation - EHB (PDF, 248 KB)

National Research Center for Women & Families, National Women's Health Network, Jacob Institute of Women's Health - EHB (PDF, 300 KB)

Next IT Corporation (PDF, 17 KB)

Dr. Niva Lubin-Johnson (PDF, 73 KB)

Dr. Niva Lubin-Johnson - Workforce (PDF, 11 KB)

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Obesity Community - EHB (PDF, 1214 KB)

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Paul Gross (PDF, 4 KB)

PhRMA - EHB (Doc, 48 KB)

Planned Parenthood of Illinois Sept 2010 (PDF, 114 KB)

Planned Parenthood of Illinois Dec 2010 (PDF, 978 KB)

Planned Parenthood of Illinois - Medicaid (PDF, 17 KB)

Planned Parenthood of Illinois - Workforce (PDF, 577 KB)

Planned Parenthood of Illinois - Navigators (PDF, 82 KB)

Planned Parenthood of Illinois - EHB (PDF, 536 KB)

Public Consulting Group (PDF, 670 KB)

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R Dean Conlin Dec 2010 (PDF, 5 KB)

Richard Vogt (PDF, 12 KB)

Robert Eriksen (PDF, 4 KB)

Roger Deem (PDF, 6 KB)

Rusty Magner Dec 2010 (PDF, 18 KB)

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Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law (PDF, 240 KB)

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - EHB (PDF, 271 KB)

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Medicaid (PDF, 253 KB)

Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law - Navigators (PDF, 388 KB)

Service Employees Industry Union HCII (PDF, 505 KB)

Small Business Advocacy Council - EHB (PDF, 87 KB)

Southern Illinois Union Center for Rural Health and Social Service Development (PDF, 10 KB)

State Patients Equal Access Coalition - EHB (PDF, 277 KB)

Suburban Surgical Care Specialists - EHB (PDF, 2043 KB)

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TASC Dec 2010 (PDF, 112 KB)

TASC - Navigators (Doc, 69 KB)

TASC - EHB (Doc, 86 KB)

Thresholds - EHB (PDF, 307 KB)Tom Merryweather (PDF, 554 KB)

Treatment Alternatives for Safe Communities (PDF, 133 KB)

Trustmark Insurance (PDF, 96 KB)

Tyler McHaley, Springfield Area Disability Activisits (PDF, 109 KB)

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United Health Group, Tom Wiffler Dec 2010 (PDF, 112 KB)

UnitedHealthCare - EHB (PDF, 892 KB)

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Vermilion County Mental Health Board (PDF, 18 KB)

VSP Vision Care - EHB (PDF, 31 KB)