Advocacy alerts

New legislation is always arising and it’s crucial to stay informed. The links below will show you pressing issues at the State and Federal level as well as important actions you can take.

State Issues

  • Send a letter to the Governor urging him to include key Medicaid provisions of SB788 in the final FY2016 state budget.Click here for a template letter to the Governor that you can download, customize and put on your hospital’s letterhead.

 

Federal Issues

Your voice is powerful. Make it heard by your elected officials and together we can continue to build communities of wellness.

Work With Our Partners

Just as we work together with you and our physicians, nurses and staff, we also work with partner organizations to present a unified approach to issues ranging from regulation to social justice. A few of our key partners and their roles are listed below.

Catholic Health Association CHA serves the nation's Catholic health care organizations by supporting mission, ethics, and advocacy.

American Hospital Association Through representation and advocacy activities, AHA ensures that health system perspectives and needs are heard and addressed in national policy development, legislative and regulatory debates, and judicial matters.

Illinois Hospital Association The IHA advocates for and supports Illinois hospitals and health systems as they serve their patients and communities.

Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council MCHC is a membership and service association comprising more than 140 hospitals and health care organizations working together to improve the delivery of health care services in the Chicago area. 

Illinois Home Care Council IHCC represents home care and hospice agencies that provide care to Illinois residents. IHCC provides educational programs as well as assisting in state and federal advocacy.