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In addition to individual initiatives around the SHIP priority areas, the strategies supporting SHIP Implementation also have broader statewide impacts through a variety of major projects.

Check back frequently as we continue to document how the SHIP Implementation shapes Illinois health improvement statewide.

We Choose Health

We Choose Health is a multi-year project to improve health in Illinois through policy-driven obesity and tobacco prevention at the community level. Read more

Provider-Plan-Payer Alliance for Health

Illinois was recently awarded a Model Design grant from the Center for Medicare & Medicaid Innovations (CMMI) for the development of a State Health Care Innovation Plan. Through these grants, CMMI is encouraging states to develop multi-payer approaches that send a consistent signal to providers and consumers incentivizing healthy behaviors, safe environments, and appropriate community supports linked to high quality care through accountable and comprehensive delivery systems. Read more