As of June 4, 2014, the 1115 Waiver application has been submitted to the federal government. The Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) would like to thank everyone who submitted comments on the 1115 Waiver application. More than 650 comments were received. Based on comments received, GOHIT developed a Frequently Asked Questions resource, which has been posted.
GOHIT has announced five workgroups that are aligned with the objectives and paths articulated in the Illinois Alliance for Health Innovation Plan and the 1115 Waiver application. These workgroups will begin to tackle the implementation issues related to both major initiative. Please refer to 1115 Waiver tab of the Illinois Health Care Reform website for all updates on the 1115 Waiver. [http://www2.illinois.gov/gov/healthcarereform/Pages/1115Waiver.aspx]
Thank you for your interest and support for the 1115 Waiver and we look forward to your continued engagement in the implementation process.