A State Campaign to Expand Health Coverage to Noncitizen Older Adults
Undocumented immigrants are barred from accessing federally-funded public health insurance programs, like Medicaid.
Advocates and Illinois Latino Legislative Caucus Members Celebrate Expansion of Health Coverage for Immigrant Adults in the Illinois FY 2023 State Budget
Healthy Illinois Campaign and members of the Illinois Latino Legislative Caucus celebrate the inclusion of the Healthy Illinois For All bill in the Medicaid Omnibus. The bill will fund comprehensive and expanded health coverage for low-income immigrant adults ages 42-54, regardless of immigration status.
Advocates Call for Funding Healthcare for All Immigrants in Illinois State Budget
Healthy Illinois for All would make
Illinois the first state in the nation to provide comprehensive, affordable health coverage to
approximately 149,000 uninsured low-income immigrants.
The Healthy Illinois Campaign Celebrates the Historic Start of the HBIA Program
The Illinois Health Benefits for Immigrant Adults Program, for low-Income Immigrants ages 55-64, Regardless of Immigration Status, Commits to Continuing the Fight for Healthcare for ALL!
Illinois Takes First Critical Step
The Illinois General Assembly passed a FY 2021 budget that funds comprehensive health coverage for immigrant seniors made especially vulnerable by the COVID-19 crisis.
New Campaign Director
Jesse Hoyt has departed from the organization. Graciela Guzman has taken his role.
Public Charge Panel
Thank you to Illinois Coalition for Immigrant and Refugee Rights and Access Living for organizing this extremely important Public Charge Panel at the Chicagoland Immigration and Disability Summit.
Fair Tax With the Responsible Budget Coalition
Our current tax system benefits the wealthiest Illinoisans while placing the burden on working families, making it fundamentally unfair. As a result, our state lacks the resources we need to fund vital services and programs, including health programs for our most vulnerable community members.