Posted on: February 6, 2012
As part of it’s advocacy efforts, the Illinois Chapter weighs in on may different bills introduced in Springfield. This is an overview of the bills the Illinois Chapter is working on during the 97th General Assembly.
Ensure access to quality medical homes for all children
Educate Illinois leaders about managed care via meetings with the Governor’s office and the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family services to discuss plans to move 50% of Medicaid beneficiaries to managed care programs as mandated by PA96-1501.
Protect and improve public insurance programs and support the Affordable Care Act (ACA)
Give input to the establishment of Health Benefit Exchanges required by the ACA by participating in meetings of the Illinois Department of Insurance to develop their structure, governance, financing, and benefit packages.
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For more information, questions or comments contact:
Illinois Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics
1400 W. Hubbard, Suite 100
Chicago, IL 60642-8195
Voice 312/733-1026 x 213