Consumer Information

Consumer Information

  • All Kids - Illinois' program for children who need comprehensive, affordable health insurance, regardless of family income, immigration status or health condition.
  • Illinois Hospital Report Card and Consumer Guide to Health Care - Provides access to information about the quality of health care provided in Illinois.   
  • Illinois Poison Center - Serves Illinois 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Staffed by nurses, physicians, pharmacists, and other poison specialists. Offers free, confidential poison prevention advice and treatment recommendations via a toll-free hotline, 1.800.222.1222.
  • Observation Stays - Responding to feedback from members and legislators asking for educational materials to help explain observation care, specifically how it relates to Medicare billing and three-day-stay requirements for skilled nursing care, the following IHA resources have been developed to enhance providers' and patients' understanding of observation care. View resource tools.
  • Physician Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment (POLST) - The Illinois Department of Public Health created a new (March 2013) Uniform Do-Not-Resuscitate (DNR) Advance Directive form that offers Illinoisans more health care options (available in English and Spanish).