Need help finding affordable health coverage?
1. Visit the Get Covered Illinois website
2. Call the Get Covered Illinois Help Desk at (866) 311-1119 from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. every day.
3. Speak to a trained Navigator in your community for free.
The Office of Health Innovation and Transformation is charged with advancing innovations in the Alliance for Health Innovation Plan and 1115 Waiver Application. Find out more here.
The Health Care Reform Implementation Council's Workgroup on Workforce recently released a report with recommendations for workforce development in healthcare professions. Read more about the Workgroup and the recommendations here.
The Illinois Department of Public Health, in collaboration with the State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP) Implementation Coordination Council, announced the 2014 SHIP Video Challenge, a video-driven grant competition to help spread the word about the SHIP and implementation across Illinois. Through this grant program, individual members of the public and organizations are invited to help get the word out about the Illinois SHIP through compelling stories presented through video, and to compete for mini-grant awards to help organizations continue their alignment with SHIP. View the website for more information.
Some Illinoisans might not have spent much time in a doctor’s office; but through health reform, check-ups and appointments will be more accessible. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Service’s Advancing Excellence in Health Care agency has made it easy to prepare for your visit using the "Questions Are The Answers" website. Learn about the importance of asking questions at the doctor's office and use the question building tool for guidance on what to ask.
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