AmeriCorps Program Full-Time Host Site Application Open- Deadline to Apply is May 16

The IPHA AmeriCorps Program is currently seeking host site locations for the 2016-2017 full-time term of service. Deadline to apply is May 16

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Volunteers AmeriCorps Emergency Preparedness and Response Health Administration Health Education/Promotion Professional Support

DOI's Health Insurance Coverage Parity program

Information is available about sessions on health insurance coverage parity sponsored by the Illinois Department of Insurance (DOI).

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Health Administration Behavioral Health Substance Abuse Health Insurance

Senate Passes Human Services Budget With >60% Cuts

The Senate passed SB2047 to appropriate funds to human services. View the budget spreadsheets.

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Budget Health Administration Policy & Legislative Committee

Town of Cicero Health Department Receives More Than $20,000 in Meaningful Use Monies

IPHA’s Immunization Billing Project is pleased to announce that the Town of Cicero’s Health Department has received its first payout of incentives

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Health Administration CDP Immunization Billing Project Revenue

Immunization Billing Project Generates More Than $1 Million in Paid Claims Revenue

As of March 31, 2016, the health departments that are participating in the implementation phase of this project have now received more than $1 million paid claims!

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Press Releases Health Administration Immunization Billing Immunization Billing Project

Engaging Youth for Positive Change (EYPC) Facilitator Training Announcement

EYPC is targeted to youth ages 13-18, and trains facilitators to guide youth in identifying the change they or their community desires, in learning about the workings of local governing bodies, and to engage friends, neighbors, and business leaders in their efforts, and to communicate with elected officials.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration Health Education/Promotion Youth

Memorial for Quentin Young - May 22

Join in celebrating the remarkable life of Quentin D. Young, MD on May 22, 2016 at 3:00 pm at KAM Isaiah Israel Congregation in Hyde Park, Chicago.

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Health Administration Policy & Legislative Committee

Summer Foodservice Program (SFSP) Opportunity

There are 37 counties in the state without SFSP. The Commission to End Hunger is seeking partners in the counties who could potentially serve as SFSP sponsors as soon as Summer 2016.

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Food and Nutrition Health Administration

Update on Fair Tax - Monday, April 11, 3:30PM at SEIU Healthcare

RBC will hold a meeting to walk through the legislation and plans for moving forward.

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Budget

Letter from Speaker Madigan to IPHA President

View letter from Speaker Madigan to IPHA President regarding state budget impact

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation Health Administration

Letter from James Dimas to Public Health Administrators

View letter from IDHS regarding reviews of programs affected by State budget impasse

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

Grant Accountability and Transparency Act (GATA) Town Hall Webinar Available

The rules set forth under GATA will become effective on July 1, 2016. View GATA Town Hall webinar.

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Health Administration Webinar Grants Funding GATA

Talking Points for IL Adoption of the 2013 FDA Model Food Code

In receipt of comments from the First Notice period for the proposed amendments to the Illinois Food Service Sanitation Code [77 Ill. Adm. Code 750] to adopt the 2013 FDA Model Food Code, the Illinois Department of Public Health has pulled together talking points in an effort to assist with discussions and to provide answers to some questions raised.

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Food and Nutrition

IMPACT Provider Revalidation-Due Date Extensions

The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services has extended the due date for all Medicaid providers to be revalidated to September 24, 2016.

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Health Administration Medicaid

Responsible Budget Coalition Advocacy Day - April 5th

Sign up for a day of advocacy at the state Capitol

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Budget Legislation Health Administration Policy & Legislative Committee Advocacy

Leading Change Webinar Series Announced

MidAmerica Public Health Practice at UIC SPH in partnership with SynerChange Chicago has put together a series of 7 webinars that will help participants understand and move through process of change.

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Health Administration Professional Support Webinar

Find out how your members of Congress voted on key public health issues.

You must be an APHA member to view this content, which was published in the February 2016 issue of The Nation's Health

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APHA Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration Legislation

Responsible Budget Coalition Provides List of Budget Impasse Impacts

List of many impacts that have been felt by budget impasse

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Budget Media Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration

AmeriCorps Program Seeks Summer Host Site Organizations

Organizations are needed to host IPHA AmeriCorps Members for the Summer

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Health Education/Promotion Health Administration Professional Support Emergency Preparedness and Response AmeriCorps Volunteers

IPHA's Immunization Billing Project featured on CDC Webpage

IPHA's program is highlighted as one of CDC's Immunization Billables Project's success stories

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Immunization Billing Project Local Health Department Billing Billing Health Administration

HMPRG to hold forum on Reforming Illinois’ Public Health Data Systems

This event, held on March 4, 2016, will explore what issues are not being adequately addressed and how Illinois can better use data to make progress on health inequities.

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Health Administration Epidemiology and Health Statistics Health Equity

AIDS Foundation of Chicago Denounces Gov. Rauner’s Proposed Cuts to HIV and Related Programs and Services

AFC urges passage of a positive budget to ensure essential services continue.

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Budget Media Policy & Legislative Committee HIV/AIDS, STIs and Viral Hepatitis Press Releases Legislation Health Administration

Governor Continues Budget Stalemate that Fails Families, Communities, and the Economy

Statement from the Responsible Busget Coalition in response to the Governor's Budget Address

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Health Administration Legislation Press Releases Policy & Legislative Committee Media Budget

Health and Human Services Budget Briefing - February 17, 2016

Following the Governor's budget address, a joint Health and Human Services briefing will be held from 2:00 P.M. – 4:30 P.M.

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Health Administration Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Budget

Responsible Budget Coalition Update: February 16th, 2016

Weekly update from the Responsible Budget Coalition

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Media Policy & Legislative Committee Health Administration

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