CHICAGO, Aug. 14, 2013/ Crain's Chicago Business/ -- A Chicago-based health project has been selected to help coordinate the care of 170,000 Illinois Medicaid patients.
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services announced Tuesday that the Medical Home Network is now a "care coordination innovations project."
That means it is part of the state's efforts to increase the number of Medicaid patients in managed care. State law requires at least half of Illinois Medicaid recipients be moved into managed care by 2015. Medicaid is the state and federal health program for the poor and disabled.
Medical Home Network launched in 2009 with initial funding from the Comer Science and Education Foundation. It includes 12 hospitals and 110 primary care sites.Read the Article
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In alignment with our mission, Medical Home Network strives to create a work environment that supports equality, diversity of thought, and makes all people feel welcome. As an organization, our core values of equity, equality, diversity and inclusion guide the work we do, the relationships we build, and the way we recruit, develop and retain our people. We recognize this process is a journey, and we stand firm in our commitment to learn and change, champion diversity, and hold ourselves accountable.
Medical Home Network also invests in meaningful programming such as internships and fellowships that help young adults from under-resourced communities gain work experience in order to land quality jobs after college. In addition, MHN provides targeted financial support to community-based organizations that empower, educate and provide opportunities for low-income individuals and families and help them build stable futures.