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Medicaid Members – Update Your Address

September 12th, 2022

Don’t risk missing important paperwork and losing Medicaid coverage Do you get health insurance through Medicaid? Be sure your address is up-to-date so you don’t risk losing coverage. The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family…

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Formula Shortage Resources for Families

June 21st, 2022

Helpful information and tips to find formula and keep children healthy The infant formula shortage continues to affect families across the country. Formula is not only important for babies’ nutrition but also for some young…

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Public Comment Period for MFTD Waiver Updates

June 3rd, 2022

The deadline to share feedback is June 30. Families have an opportunity to share feedback on proposed updates to the Medicaid Home and Community-Based Services Waiver for Medically Fragile, Technology Dependent (MFTD) Children. The Illinois…

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