Resources: Healthcare Access

This factsheet explains the benefits of Medicaid enrollment on children with regard to health and future success. Medicaid also brings more money into Illinois through federal matching programs, driving financial security. Although the benefits are important, Medicaid coverage is decreasing and will decrease in the future unless measures are taken to ensure children’s coverage. Factsheet

This report from the Georgetown Center on Children and Families details an unusual increase in the rate of uninsured children and corresponding combative strategies. At the end of 2018, 828,000 (2.2%) less children were enrolled in Medicaid than in the previous year. While it is possible that this is the result of moving into private … Continued

This white paper looks at ways that policymakers can use Medicaid and CHIP to create policies that promote health and success. These policies revolve around the health and wellbeing of parents, coverage for children, access to preventative treatment, and a focus on innovation in pediatric care. White Paper

This plan from the Corporation for Supportive Housing is a high-level guide explaining the priority of different homeless families for entry into housing. It is a functional document intended to differentiate between both housing types and homeless families. Plan