ACE Overview

The Illinois Public Health Association has developed resources for local health departments in response to the Accountable Care Entity (ACE) RFP released by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services on August 1, 2013. This round of ACE funding targets the “Family Health” population – Medicaid-eligible children and pregnant women and, at the option of the ACE, the Medicaid expansion population that gained eligibility on January 1, 2014. The ACEs may dramatically change the delivery of Maternal and Child Health services in Illinois.

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ACE Technical Assistance

Technical Assistance Webinar for Local Health Departments

IPHA held a technical assistance webinar for local health departments on November 26, 2013. The recording of each webinar session and the slides used by each of the presenters are available here.

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ACE Technical Assistance

Meeting of LHDs, SBHCs and ACEs

On July 7, 2014, IPHA, the Northern Illinois Public Health Consortium and EverThrive Illinois arranged a meeting of Local Health Departments, School-Based Health Centers and Accountable Care Entities to provide ACEs with information about the breadth of services that health departments and school health centers provide, the depth of experience they bring , and the unique challenges they face in a managed care environment. The meeting agenda can be found here.included:

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ACE Technical Assistance

Women's Health Conference Agenda

View the conference agenda here.

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Meeting Agenda

Minority Health Conference Agenda

View the conference agenda here

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Meeting Agenda

Healthy Brain Initiative Webinar Agenda

A great agenda has been put together for this webinar with expert speakers.

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The Healthy Brain Initiative: The Public Health Road Map for State and National Partnerships, 2013-2018

Healthy Brain Initiative Webinar Meet the Speakers

Meet the speakers who will be presenting during the webinar.

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The Healthy Brain Initiative: The Public Health Road Map for State and National Partnerships, 2013-2018

Weekly Legislative Report - February 13, 2015

Get IPHA's weekly legislative report here.

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

WCIA interviews IPHA Policy Director on the HEAL Act

Recently, IPHA Policy Director, Ralph Schubert, was interviewed by WCIA on the Healthy Eating Active Living (HEAL) Act to discuss the proposed tax on sugar-sweetened beverages. View the news clip here.

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Media Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

Bill Status Report - March 6, 2015

The Bill Status Reports provide reference information for determining how far along a bill, resolution or joint resolution, is in the legislative process. The report is updated following legislative action by the House or the Senate. The update indicates the status of each bill or resolution as reported in the House of Representatives and Senate Journals. For each bill or resolution, the Report records the legislative action and the date the action took place.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

Regulatory Update for week of January 17th

Find this week's regulatory update on proposed rules here.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Legislation

IPHA News In Brief for March 4, 2015

Find out recent news here in IPHA's News In Brief for March 4, 2015.

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News in Brief

2014 Policy Resolutions

In 2014, IPHA general membership adopted four policy resolutions available for download here.

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Policy & Legislative Committee Policy Resolutions

March 13, 2015 - Executive Council Meeting

Meeting Materials

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Executive Council Meeting Minutes

December 4, 2014 - Executive Council Meeting

Meeting Minutes

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Meeting Minutes Executive Council

October 23, 2014 - Executive Council Meeting

Meeting Minutes

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Executive Council Meeting Minutes

June 8, 2014 - Executive Council Meeting

Meeting Minutes

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Meeting Minutes Executive Council

April 2, 2014 - Executive Council Meeting

Meeting Minutes

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Executive Council Meeting Minutes

Sign-on in support of a strong and more protective ozone standard

Join APHA Executive Director and other leading public health professionals in signing a letter to U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Gina McCarthy in support of a strong and more protective ozone standard.

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee Environmental Health

IPHA's 2012 Audit

An external firm conducts an annual audit of the Association and the final report is made available to membership.

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Audit

IPHA's 2013 Audit

An external firm conducts an annual audit of the Association and the final report is made available to membership.

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Audit

Local Health Department Billing

The IPHA Immunization Billing Project is an initiative that was funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to enable local health departments to bill third-party payers for immunization services provided to insured patients.

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Health Administration Billing

Public Health Practitioner Certification

The Public Health Practitioner Certification Board, Inc. (PHPCB) is committed to building a competent workforce by offering competency-based certification to public health practitioners.

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Academia

Online Legislative Resources

These are just some of the legislative links that you may find helpful in your advocacy efforts.

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Legislation Policy & Legislative Committee

Public Health Online: a guide on public health careers

Public Health Online recently updated their online guide to careers in public health. The guide now includes more comprehensive details about the public health field, career prospects, and more.

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Academia

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