Currently, DCFS and the Illinois Department of Healthcare & Family Services (HFS) – the state's Medicaid agency – are planning for the implementation of managed care for DCFS. They are working with IlliniCare, private agency providers and other child welfare experts to ensure youth's needs are prioritized during the implementation of managed care.
Managed care implementation date extended to Feb. 1, 2020.
Illinicare is holding orientation meetings for transitioning youth in care to Medicaid managed care. To find a meeting near you, click
For more information, read the
Managed Care Fact Sheet.
Questions? Connect with IlliniCare via email at ILYouthCare@illinicare.com or call 844-289-2264; or email HFS at HFS.MCO.Comment@illinois.gov.