YOUR INPUT is NEEDED
CBHA Members and Partners: On May 26, 2015, CMS issued a proposed rule that aims to update Medicaid and Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) managed care plans (Proposed Rule). The Proposed Rule is the first major update to Medicaid and CHIP managed care regulations in more than a decade. We are soliciting your input on the proposed rule. Please click here for detailed information on the major sections for comment. CBHA plans to work with our national and state partners in gathering input and submitting comments.
We encourage you to comment. Please submit your comments to Regina Benedict (firstname.lastname@example.org) by 5pm on July 20, 2015. Comments on the proposed rule are due into the Center of Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) by July 27, 2015.
The state needs additional Revenue to avoid impending disaster. Revenues are needed to avoid catastrophic avoidable tragedies rolling across our beloved state. The solutions for FY 2016 include:
Go on record ASAP.
Feel free to tailor the linked communication (CBHA call for reforms and additional revenues 051115) to your communication "situation" when you talk to or email your legislators ASAP.
Today, June 16, 2015, the House Human Services Committee adopted and passed Senate Floor Amendments #1 and #2 by a vote of 011-000-000. The House Concurs 107-000-000 and HB 4096 SFA #1 and #2 having passed, will be sent to the Governor.
Thanks to everyone who contacted their representatives to support HB 4096.
The Governor and legislative leaders have agreed to work groups to discuss solutions for the FY 2016 budget. The scheduled end of the Illinois General Assembly session is weeks away. It is imperative you
Provider Results Version 2.0
Saves Lives and Treasury
CBHA Members - Please use the provider results contained in this document as a template and use your own provider results in meetings with your legislators with a copy on file at the CBHA office. "Provider Results" should be sent to Sheryl Turpin at CBHA Central.
The new Congress has settled in here on Capitol Hill. While we don't yet know which behavioral health bills lawmakers will take up this year, there's one thing we know for sure - it's never too early to start building support for a strong substance use prevention, treatment, and recovery agenda.
Please take action today to help us get a head start, by asking your Representative to join the Addiction Treatment and Recovery Caucus!
JOIN US! - If your agency is not yet a CBHA Member, we have a special trial membership offer just for you!
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Alliance for Health Implementation Work Groups
|DHS - Illinois Department of Human Services by Division:|
|DCFS - Illinois Department of Children and Family Services||Alcoholism & Substance Abuse|
|GOHIT - Governor's Office of Health Innovation and Transformation||Developmental Disabilities|
|HFS - Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services||Family & Community Services|
|ILHIE - Illinois Health Information Exchange||Mental Health|
|ISBE - Illinois State Board of Education||Rehabilitation Services|