Rollup Image This page provides information about pediatric medical home activities, partners, and stakeholders in Illinois.Contact us if you would like to submit information about Illinois to be considered for inclusion on this page.Last updated: 6/30/16 Announcements Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Releases Annual Medical Home Newsletter The Building Community-Based Medical Homes for Children Illinois newsletter is now available on the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (ICAAP) Web site. ICAAP has been working on several medical home initiatives over the past three years. A few have been completed and results are summarized in this seventh edition. Many other activities continue to support pediatricians, providers, and patients and families around the state. For more information, please contact Kathy Sanabria at firstname.lastname@example.org. State Pediatric Medical Home Activities Current ActivitiesMedical Home Chapter Champions Program on Asthma, Allergy, and AnaphylaxisThis program supports the facilitation and dissemination of best practices, evidence-based guidelines, and resources in asthma, allergy, and anaphylaxis for clinicians throughout the state.Medical Home Network: Building Partnership for Better HealthA virtual network of clinicians that work to provide care aligned with the medical home model. Participating clinicians work in multiple healthcare settings throughout Chicago including Federally Qualified Health Centers and La Rabida Children's Hospital.Illinois Health ConnectServing as Illinois' primary care case management program, this program services populations covered by Medicaid and the Child Health Insurance Program. Participating primary care clinicians provide medical home services to children and youth covered by these public insurance programs.Care Coordination Innovations ProjectIllinois is implementing two innovative health care delivery models that will provide comprehensive care coordination services to Medicaid beneficiaries. Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children ProgramWith funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, these community-based projects address health disparities and implement components of the pediatric medical home. Current projects in Illinois include the following:Maternal Child Health Coordination ProjectPast ActivitiesChildren's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization Act Quality Demonstration Grants Illinois was one of 10 grants funded to improve health care quality and delivery systems for children enrolled in Medicaid and the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP).Building Medical Homes for the Ambulatory and Community Health Network of Cook County, IllinoisThe Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics was awarded this 3-year grant to implement pediatric medical homes among five community pediatric sites.Coordinating Care Between Early Intervention and the Primary Care Medical HomeA training program created by the Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics focused on improving coordination and referrals between early intervention and primary care pediatric practices.Integrating Systems of Services for Illinois Children and Youth with Special Health Care NeedsA 3-year grant project focusing on developing successful transition programs for children and youth with special health care needs. Training curriculum materials and resources are available through the Illinois chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics Web site. Building Community-Based Medical Homes for ChildrenThrough the Illinois Chapter for the American Academy of Pediatrics, this program provided free medical home quality improvement facilitation support and resources to practices working to transform into pediatric medical homes. Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children ProgramWith funding from the Maternal and Child Health Bureau, these community-based projects address health disparities and implement components of the pediatric medical home. Past projects in Illinois include the following:Expansion of Oral Health Services to the West Side of ChicagoHealthy Futures: A School-Based Mental Health ModelErie Family Health Center Healthy Tomorrows ProjectParent Run Evening PreschoolPediatric Deaf Access ProgramTeens Education Learning and LeadingBaby Steps Pediatric Care for Infants of Parenting Teens: A collaborative Medical Developmental ApproachInfant and Family Follow-Up ProgramREACH Futures Partners, Stakeholders, and Contacts in State Illinois Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics This professional organization provides news, advocacy/legislation information, resources, and opportunities to connect with pediatric experts within Illinois. The Arc of Illinois The Family-to-Family Health Information Center and Family Voices State Affiliate Organization of Illinois provides resources, peer support, education, and information to families of children with special health care needs.Illinois Title VA profile of Illinois' state Title V program, includes contact information for the Maternal and Child Health and the Children and Youth with Special Health Care Needs Program.Illinois MedicaidState Medicaid Directors Contact InformationFind information on Medicaid programs, resources, providers, and contacts within Illinois.Voices for Illinois ChildrenThis non-profit organization works with families, clinicians, communities, and policy makers to ensure a healthy environmental for all children in Illinois. State Medical Home Data Illinois 2014 CHIP Fact SheetThis fact sheet provides key information about Illinois' Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) at a time when Illinois was implementing the Children's Health Insurance Program Reauthorization and the Affordable Care Act.Illinois Medicaid Fact SheetProvides information on the number of children in Illinois eligible, enrolled, and unenrolled in Medicaid.State at-a-glance Chartbook on Coverage and Financing for Children and Youth with Special Health Care NeedsThis chartbook provides state specific data on select indicators of health coverage and financing for children and youth with special health care needs. Medical Home Data Portal, Illinois State Profile, CYSHCNThis profile summarizes pediatric medical home results from the National Survey of Children with Special Health Care Needs (CYSHCN), 2009/2010.Medical Home Data Portal, Illinois Profile, All ChildrenThis profile summarizes pediatric medical home results from the National Survey of Children's Health, 2007.National Academy for State Health Policy Illinois Medical Home State PageThis state page summarizes Medicaid and CHIP initiatives in Illinois that promote medical home implementation. Patient-Centered Primary Care Collaborative Illinois PCMH MapThis state page summarizes public and private payer patient-centered medical home (PCMH) initiatives in Illinois.