CHICAGO – The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced today a list of 10 organizations that will receive a share of federal funding to participate in the third year of Get Covered Illinois’ In-Person Counselor (IPC) Program, the state-run outreach and education arm for the Affordable Care Act (ACA) in Illinois. Asian Health Coalition is leading a consortium of community based organizations and federally qualified health centers serving the Asian and Hispanic immigrant communities in the Chicago metropolitan area. Consortium partners include the Chinese American Service League, Chinese Mutual Aid Association, Hanul Family Alliance, Hamdard Health and Human Services, Heartland Health Centers, Indo American Center, Metropolitan Asian Family Services, and Muslim Women Resource Center.
Open enrollment for this year will commence on November 1. For more information please visit https://getcovered.illinois.gov
The full list of lead grantees is below:
Asian Health Coalition
Aunt Martha’s Youth Service Center, Inc.
Greater Elgin Family Care Center
Howard Brown Health Center
Lake County Health Department
Pilsen-Little Village Community Mental Health Center
Project of the Quad Cities
Sinai Community Institute
United Way of Metropolitan Chicago, Inc.
Winnebago County Health Department