Advocacy & Policy

IHA has an exceptional track record of successful healthcare advocacy on behalf of our hospitals, patients and communities. Speaking with one voice as a hospital community, our advocacy is backed by staff policy expertise. Contact us about our advocacy and policy issues.


We're committed to developing sound healthcare public policy solutions that will broaden healthcare access, make healthcare more affordable and improve the quality of care to all Illinoisans.

The Most Influential Voice in Illinois Healthcare

IHA's recent advocacy successes

$1b Proposed Medicaid cuts prevented
$6b State general obligation borrowing for healthcare provider backlog
$1.8b GRF transfer for state group health insurance claims

2020 Advocacy Events

Make Your Voice Heard

Your participation is critical to IHA's 2020 Advocacy Events in Springfield and Washington, D.C. Together we can strengthen state and federal policy discussions, as well as legislative proposals that impact healthcare. Join us in advocating for strong hospitals to serve patients and communities.

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