Illinois Partners exists to inform, educate, and advocate on behalf of the human services sector. This page is a resource to keep you up-to-date on the policies and regulations that affect your organizations and communities. Read on to see what’s happening in the state.
2/15: The governor’s proposal is the first step in the FY19 budget process. We will continue to keep you informed throughout these procedures. The FY19 Budget Briefings are available for the following departments: Human Services and Child and Family Services. Healthcare and Family Services, Aging and Public Health briefings will be posted as soon as they are made available. Please check back often for updates.
2/14: Governor Rauner gave the Budget Address for Fiscal Year 2019. The operating budget is posted on GOMB’s main page and Illinois State Page. Access FY19 Operating Budget Here
1/31: State of the State Address given by Governor Bruce Rauner calling for bipartisanship and cooperation.
12/18: House Appropriations-Human Services Committee holds hearing over fears that low Medicaid-provider rates could harm HealthChoice Illinois roll-out.
12/1: HFS creates a portal for providers to seek support for resolving issues with MCOs for the Medicaid Managed Care transformation to HealthChoice Illinois.
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Get the latest news on what is being done in Springfield regarding a budget and get providers the funding they deserve.
This page houses research publications commissioned by Illinois Partners.
Is your organization ready to comply with the new application, awarding, and reporting processes for state grants? Check out this page to find out how the new regulations apply to you.
Plans are in the works to completely transform the state’s health and human service entities into a more streamlined, community-based system for all Illinoisans. We’ll post updates to this page as the plan is put into action.