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New School Funding Formula and Health Impacts

The Illinois Public Health Institute Supports State Transition to Equitable, Evidence-Based Model for K-12 School Funding ILLINOIS – The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) lauds the Illinois General Assembly for passing a landmark education funding reform bill. The new law will transition the state away from a school funding system based on property taxes, which […]

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Call for Stakeholder Feedback on Draft Home and Community-based Services Transition Plan – Regional Public Listening Forums

 On January 16, 2014 the Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services (CMS) delivered new   regulations and requirements for Medicaid Home and Community Based Services (HCBS). In order to be compliant, Illinois was called to develop and submit a Statewide Transition Plan. On January 23rd, 2015, the state released its Draft Statewide Transition Plan for Compliance […]

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GOHIT Releases Final Report

The Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) has released the final Work Group Report from its stakeholder engagement process. From Innovation to Implementation is a reflection of the implementation work group process that took place from June to December of 2014. The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI), with support from the Illinois Framework, […]

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Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) Stakeholder Engagement Process Produces Recommendations for the State

  From June through December of 2014 the Governor’s Office of Health Innovation and Transformation (GOHIT) convened Stakeholder Work Groups to support the development of recommendations for the Alliance for Health Innovation Plan and the 1115 waiver application. The Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI), with support from the Illinois Framework, The Chicago Community Trust, and the […]

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Illinois Framework Stakeholder Engagement Project Renewed

Stakeholder engagement is a central component of the Illinois Framework’s approach to change management, and the Illinois Public Health Institute (IPHI) has been the Framework’s primary partner for facilitating public participation since 2011. Thus far, more than 2,000 stakeholders have contributed ideas and learned about the State’s plan for increasing data sharing across Illinois’ healthcare […]

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IPHI releases Local Policy Database Scan final report

The National Networks of Public Health Institutes, through its Cooperative Agreement with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s Division of Community Health, contracted with partner agencies to document the landscape of local policy databases that support healthy communities and recommend options for the potential development of a future national database. In partnership with Texas […]

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