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Provider Notice Issued 04/29.2021

Date:     April 29, 2021


To:       All Medical Assistance Program Providers


Re:       ​Letters of Intent for Upcoming Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives Funding Now Being Accepted



Please be aware that entities intending to apply for upcoming Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives funding may now formally notify the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services of their intention.


Entities are strongly encouraged to file a Letter of Intent if they are planning to apply for funding in Fiscal Year 2022 or future cycles. Letters for those seeking funding in this fall’s cycle are to be received no later than June 15, 2021.


Instructions and the form to complete a Letter of Intent may be found at the Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives website under "Applications and Tools."


About Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives


The Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives program makes available as much as $150 million per fiscal year beginning in State Fiscal Year 2021. This funding is available to collaborations between care providers, including preventative care, primary care, specialty care, hospital services, mental health and substance abuse services, and community-based entities that address the social determinants of health. Priority will be given to collaborations that include safety net hospitals or critical access hospitals.


The application period for the first round of awards has closed; however, a second round of applications will be available for the fall.


Learn more at the Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives webpage


Frequently updated information about Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives may be found online at the HFS Website.




Kelly Cunningham, Administrator
Division of Medical Programs​ 


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