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FY22 applications are currently under review. View applications here​.

The goal of Healthcare Transformation Collaboratives is to reorie​nt o​ur healthcare delivery system in Illinois around people and communities. There are four major components in the Transformation Plan.​​

Community Needs

Focus on community needs, for all levels of healthcare with an emphasis on addressing social and structural determinants of health.

Health and Wellness

Improve health and wellness for individuals and communities.

Specialized Approaches

Tailor solutions to meet the unique needs of individuals.

Sustainable Investments

Invest in projects, large and small, that improve outcomes, decrease disparities, and are sustainable over time



We are proud to announce the awardees for HTC's 2021 first round of funding. Governor JB Pritzker signed this historic initiative into law on March 12, 2021. On June 30, 2021, $94.3 million was awarded to the collaboratives below demonstrating innovative visions and equity-focused solutions in support of our goal to reimagine healthcare in Illinois. Additional proposals are under review and more awards will be announced.
Chicago North Side

A proposal to mitigate barriers to care and increase health equity among the communities it serves.

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A plan to improve behavioral health and other health outcomes and reduce health care costs by creating an unprecedented continuity of care between hospital and community.

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East St. Louis Health Transformation Partnership

A proposal to affect large scale realignment of the health delivery system and improve the life circumstances of those living in the East St. Louis Metro Area.

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A collaborative to increase quality of care for adult Medicaid beneficiaries with behavioral health, substance use disorder, and physical health needs.

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Medicaid Innovation

Addressing systemic obstacles and technology gaps that individuals and families face in accessing quality health care.

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Supportive Reentry Network Collaborative

A model approach to care coordination and social determinants of health for men and women released from incarceration returning to Cook County.

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South Side Healthy Community

A collaborative driven by community input and dedicated to fundamentally advancing health care access and better health outcomes for Chicago’s South Side residents.

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55th & Pulaski Health Collaborative

A collaboration with an ‘all-in’ approach to improve access to a wide range of healthcare services and improve the health and wellness of individuals and the entire community.

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West Side Health Equity

A plan to increase convenient access to culturally responsive healthcare, supporting the unique and changing socio-economic needs of individuals and families.

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Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services

JB Pritzker, Governor • Theresa Eagleson, Director

We improve lives.