Illinois Medicaid Reform Legislation – Public Act 096-1501

Requires the Governor to create a unified budget report identifying the budgets of all State agencies offering long-term care services to persons in either institutional or community-based settings.

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Illinois Department of Healthcare & Family Services Annual Report – April 1, 2011

This report provides details on specific programs, participant numbers, and provider reimbursement. Information is provided for the most recently completed fiscal year and the two previous years, to allow for comparisons for purposes of trending the services.

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Neurology/Epileptology Referral List – from the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater

Referral list for Neurology/Epileptology from the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago.

Referral List

Adult and Pediatric Neuropsychology Referral List – from The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago

Adult and Pediatric Neuropsychology Referral List – from The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago.

Referral List

Habilitative Care Covered in Illinois

Chicago, IL, April 7, 2009 – Today, Governor Pat Quinn signed legislation allowing access for children who would benefit from various therapies like physical therapy, speech therapy and occupational therapy into law. Senate Bill 101 from the 95th General Assembly requires insurance companies to cover these medically necessary therapies for children born with conditions such as autism, cerebral palsy, down syndrome and other neurological conditions.

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Quick Resource Guide for Low Income Illinois Residents – from the Heartland Alliance

A quick resource guide to help Illinois families with low incomes reach self-sufficiency.

Resource Guide

Transportation – Medicaid Private Transportation Reimbursement

Attention Medicaid Participants! Did you know that if you get medical benefits through Medicaid and are having a hard time finding a ride to the doctor, a friend or family member may be eligible to receive $.24 per mile for taking you to the doctor?
Private Auto Reimbursement Information

Getting You to the Conference: Funding Tips for Families/Family Leaders

Finding funding to assist you in participating in a National Conference is not always easy, but through imagination and resourcefulness, partial or complete funding can be found. Here are some quick tips to get you started.

Funding Tips from Family Voices

Illinois Insurance Facts – Insurance Coverage for Autism

Fact Sheet on Insurance Coverage for Autism from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation – Division of Insurance.

Fact Sheet – Insurance Coverage for Autism

Adult Immunization Schedule Chart

Getting immunized is a lifelong, life-protecting job. Don’t leave your healthcare provider’s office without making sure you’ve had all the vaccinations you need.

Adult Immunization Schedule

DSCC and Care Coordination At-A-Glance

DSCC At-A-Glance and Care Coordination At-A-Glance

DSCC and Care Coordination At A Glance

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation to Offer Medical Assistance Grants

United Healthcare Children’s Foundation to Offer Medical Assistance Grants – The United Healthcare Children’s Foundation is offering support to meet the needs of children across the United States with assistance grants for medical services not fully covered by health insurance.

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Grants for Families of Children with Autism

Information on grants for families of children with autism.

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State of Illinois – Children’s Support Waiver

Final version of the Children’s Support Waiver

Children’s Support Waiver

State of Illinois – Children’s Residential Waiver

Final version of the Children’s Residential Waiver

Children’s Residential Waiver

Consumer Fact Sheet: The Joint Processing of SSI and Food Stamps in Illinois

A Fact Sheet created by the members of the Illinois Food and Nutrition Advocacy Partnership: AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Catholic Charities of Lake County, Greater Chicago Food Depository, Health & Disability Advocates, People’s Resource Center, Shriver Center and Vital Bridges

SSI/Food Stamps Fact Sheet

New Children’s Waiver Interim Fact Sheet Revised June 18, 2007

Interim Fact Sheet on New Children’s Home-Based Support Services Waiver

Interim Fac tSheet

Medical Assistance Only Application from DHS

Medical Assistance Only Application from Illinois DHS

Illinois DHS Department of Healthcare and Family Services Mail In Application for Medical Benefits