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Resources by State: Illinois

Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model: Evaluation Report 2
Presents findings from the first year of the implementation of the Integrated Care for Kids (InCK) Model, which aims to improve health outcomes for Medicaid-enrolled children with complex physical and behavioral health needs. Provides an overview of the InCK Model and profiles each InCK award recipient's model, community context, approach to assessing beneficiary needs, and alternative payment model design. Identifies models serving rural areas and service gaps in these areas.
Additional links: Findings at a Glance
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organizations: Abt Associates, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services
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How to Launch a Pulmonary Rehab Program
Highlights the benefits to hospitals and their community of operating rural pulmonary rehab programs, and shares practical advice and tips on how Critical Access Hospitals and small rural hospitals can successfully build and sustain their own pulmonary rehab programs. Features Sparta Community Hospital in Illinois and Hood Memorial Hospital in Louisiana, which opened pulmonary rehab programs in 2023. Includes transcript.
Date: 02/2024
Type: Video/Multimedia
Sponsoring organization: National Rural Health Resource Center
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Men's Health in Illinois: Metro Versus Nonmetro
Explores the differences in life expectancy and related health conditions of men and women in Illinois by providing health status and demographic data that is further broken down by metro and nonmetro location. Discusses gender equality and population health needs.
Author(s): Adee Athiyaman
Date: 02/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs
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Delta States Rural Development Network Program 2023 Grantee Directory
A directory of the Delta States Rural Development Grant Program in the 2023-2026 funding cycle. Includes a brief program overview and contact information for each of the twelve grantees. The Delta States region comprises Alabama, Arkansas, Illinois, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Missouri, and Tennessee.
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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The Age-Dependency Ratio in the North Central Region: Implications for Regional and Community Development Research Brief
Examines the North Central region age-dependency ratio, or the number of dependent individuals (ages 0 to 14 years and 65 or older) compared to the working population (ages 15 to 64 years), and how this impacts workforce and economic development. Provides 2000-2022 population data broken down by metro, suburban, and rural as well as by selected states and counties. Allows user to search within tables and scroll through counties.
Author(s): Roberto Gallardo
Date: 01/2024
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: North Central Regional Center for Rural Development
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Selected Rural Healthcare Facilities in Illinois
Shows the state's Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) and Rural Health Clinics (RHCs), as well as Federally Qualified Health Center (FQHC) sites and short term/PPS (Prospective Payment System) hospitals located in rural areas.
Date: 12/2023
Type: Map/Mapping System
Sponsoring organization: Rural Health Information Hub
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Recent Incarceration, Substance Use, Overdose, and Service Use Among People Who Use Drugs in Rural Communities
Compares 2,935 people who use drugs (PWUD) in rural areas of 10 states to evaluate the impact of time since last incarceration on access to treatment and overdose rates. Discusses policy measures that could increase access to and successful completion of treatment for substance use disorders.
Author(s): Daniel B. Hoover, Todd Korthuis, Elizabeth Needham Waddell, et al.
Citation: JAMA Network Open, 6(11), 2342222
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
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FY 2023: HRSA's Rural Health Grants – Illinois Fact Sheet
HRSA Federal Office of Rural Health Policy investments in Illinois in Fiscal Year 2023. Lists grant and cooperative agreement recipients, award amounts, award recipient locations, and congressional district.
Date: 11/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Federal Office of Rural Health Policy
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The Costs and Benefits of Recreational Cannabis Legalization in Illinois: County Level Analysis
Provides an analysis of costs and benefits of recreational marijuana in metro versus nonmetro counties in Illinois. Includes data on cannabis sales by month as well as tax estimates, healthcare costs, and average usage by county and metro versus nonmetro location.
Author(s): Adee Athiyaman
Date: 10/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Illinois Institute for Rural Affairs
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Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health 2022-3 Annual Report
Highlights work of the Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health between September 2022 and September 2023 in 9 Midwestern states. Projects include training, networking, funding, education, and research related to various occupational hazards, mental health, women in agriculture, roadway safety, and more.
Date: 09/2023
Type: Document
Sponsoring organization: Great Plains Center for Agricultural Health
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