State Medicaid Changes

Starting Strong Illinois invites you to the latest in a series of webinars on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

The landscape of Medicaid in Illinois is changing and we want to help take you through these exciting new advancements! Join us as we discuss the upcoming transition in Medicaid Managed Care plans and how these changes will effect providers and members alike, as well as walking through the exciting roll out of IES phase II. 

Join us for this Starting Strong Webinar with presenter Lauren Polite from Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) 

This is Part 1 of a two-part series. Register for Part 2 here.

Starting Strong for Community Health! Webinar
Medicaid Changes are Coming!: Medicaid Managed Care and IES II
Thursday, November 2
12:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

A Project of Starting Strong Illinois: Collaborating to Implement Health Care Reform 


Learning Objectives:

  • Better understand the transition to Medicaid Managed Care
  • Deeper understanding of Medicaid Managed Care roll out across the state


Register here!





What is Starting Strong Illinois?

Starting Strong Illinois is a collaboration of health policy and advocacy groups working together to promote successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Illinois’ foundation community has provided generous support to make webinars and information sharing available to all stakeholders during this momentous time. Members of the Starting Strong Illinois collaborative include: AgeOptions, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Campaign for Better Health Care, Health & Disability Advocates, Health & Medicine Policy Research Group, EverThrive Illinois, Illinois PIRG Education Fund, and Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.


The Webinar Facilitators

EverThrive Illinois and the Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law combine their experience and expertise in working with community health providers with the nuts and bolts of state and federal health programs to bring credible, relevant and useful information to Illinois providers.   


Recordings of past webinars and materials are available for download from EverThrive Illinois' website at



Who Should Participate?

Community-based organizations, advocacy groups, health care organizations, individuals currently enrolled in Medicaid and Medicaid Managed Care, and individuals interested in ACA implementation and concerned about Illinois’ Medicaid program should participate.


Register here

Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 1:00pm to 2:30pm
Display on: 
Home Page
Event type: