Posted on: February 11, 2011

Illinois Medical Home Project

About Medical HomeFor ProvidersFor Youth & Families

A medical home is an approach to providing primary care that is accessible, continuous, comprehensive, family-centered, coordinated, compassionate, and culturally effective.  In a medical home, the primary care team develops a trusting relationship with the family and works as a partner to assure that all of the child’s needs are met.

Through its medical home initiatives, ICAAP works with individual physicians, primary care practices, and community and state agencies to support the dissemination and implementation of the medical home model, with a focus on improving services for children with special health care needs.

Key documents and websites related to health care insurance are linked below:

Questions and Answers About Health Insurance

Division of Specialized Care for Children

This guide was developed to provide consumers and their families with general information about health insurance options. [...more]

Benefits for Children with Disabilities (2010)

Social Security Administration

This booklet will help you decide if your child, or a child you know, might be eligible for Medicaid, Medicare, SSI or SSDI. [...more]

All Kids

All Kids is an Illinois program for children who need comprehensive, affordable health insurance, regardless of immigration status or health condition. [...more]

SSI and Medicaid

Health and Disability Advocates

This article provides an explanation of SSI and Medicaid. [...more]

Illinois Medicaid Information for Families of Children and Adults with Disabilities

This brochure provides detailed information on the Illinois Medicaid program for children and adults with disabilities. [...more]

For more information about ICAAP’s medical home initiatives, please contact:

Kathy Sanabria, MBA, PMP
Associate Executive Director, Programs
Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
1400 W Hubbard, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60642
Phone: 312/733-1026 ext 208
Fax: 312/733-1791