With 3.6 million Illinoisans on Medicaid, Illinois hospitals and health systems care for a significant number of patients covered by this government program, making it a priority for IHA.

Who's Covered by Illinois Medicaid

Almost 30% (3.6 million) of all Illinoisans are on Medicaid based on the latest figures.
42% children
7% persons with disabilities
8% seniors

State & Federal Support

Hospitals finance more of the Medicaid hospital spend than state GRF
82% Medicaid payments to hospitals from non-state sources
$0.18 Amount of every $1 in Medicaid hospital services from State General Revenue Funds
48th Illinois ranking in spending per Medicaid enrollee