Starting Strong Webinars

EverThrive Illinois, Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law, and Illinois Health Matters combine their experience and expertise in working with community health providers and with the nuts and bolts of state and federal health programs including Medicaid, Medicare, and Social Security to bring credible, relevant and useful information to Illinois providers.


What is Starting Strong Illinois?

Starting Strong Illinois is a collaboration of health policy and advocacy groups working together to promote successful implementation of the Affordable Care Act. Illinois’ foundation community has provided generous support to make webinars and information sharing available to all stakeholders during this momentous time. Members of the Starting Strong Illinois collaborative include: AgeOptions, AIDS Foundation of Chicago, Campaign for Better Health Care, Health & Disability Advocates, Health & Medicine Policy Research Group, EverThrive Illinois, Illinois PIRG Education Fund, and Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law.


Who Should Participate?

Community-based organizations, advocacy groups, health care organizations, and individuals interested in ACA implementation and concerned about Illinois’ Medicaid program should participate. 




Upcoming Webinars

Medicaid Changes are Coming!: Medicaid Managed Care and IES II
Thursday, November 2
1:00 p.m. - 2:30pm

Starting Strong Illinois invites you to the latest in a series of webinars on the Affordable Care Act (ACA).

The landscape of Medicaid in Illinois is changing and we want to help take you through these exciting new advancements! Join us as we discuss the upcoming transition in Medicaid Managed Care plans and how these changes will effect providers and members alike, as well as walking through the exciting roll out of IES phase II.

Join us for this Starting Strong Webinar with presenter Lauren Polite from Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS)

Learning Objectives:

·        Better understand the transition to Medicaid Managed Care

·        Deeper understanding of Medicaid Managed Care roll out across the state

·        Experience IES phase II including Manage My Case and appeals and filing 

Register here!




Webinar Archives

Download the presentations and webinar recordings for previously held webinars below.

Open Enrollment (OE5) in IL: What to Expect and How to Get Involved 
September 13, 2017

SNAP for Enrollment Assisters
July 25, 2017


Healthcare Value 101
October 11, 2016


Exciting Changes to ABE: Manage My Case and Online Appeals
August 4, 2016


Incorporating Health Literacy Strategies in Your Practice
June 23, 2016



The ACA and Taxes Tips for Enrollment Assisters
February 26, 2016



New Opportunities to Address Food Insecurity & Health 
January 20, 2016



2015 Webinars

2014 Webinars