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Community Care Alliance of Illinois Launches New Health Care Network for Medicaid Recipients in Rockford Area
Date:7/29/2013

Rockford, Illinois (PRWEB) July 29, 2013

The Community Care Alliance of Illinois (CCAI) today announced its entry into the Rockford area to provide comprehensive health care and wellness services to people with disabilities and seniors covered by Medicaid. CCAI is a nonprofit Managed Care Community Network (MCCN). Voluntary enrollment for people with disabilities and seniors on Medicaid began on July 1, 2013.

CCAI was selected by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) to provide integrated care for people with disabilities covered by Medicaid. The Integrated Care Program (ICP) is one of the programs developed by the state to help reach their goal of having 50 percent of all Medicaid recipients enrolled in care coordination by 2015, as required by law. CCAI is the only nonprofit managed care organization participating in the ICP. CCAI assumes the risk in providing quality health outcomes. As there are no profits, all revenue goes to providing more benefits to network members.

“The Community Care Alliance of Illinois is thrilled to announce our entry into the Rockford market. We are excited about providing a new level of care to people with disabilities and complex health care needs in the Rockford area,” said CCAI President Greg Alexander.

“Through the Integrated Care Program, we expect better health outcomes for our clients, because a network of providers will work in a collaborative fashion to address the holistic needs of our clients,” HFS Director Julie Hamos said. “We are pleased to have provider networks like CCAI provide this type of coordinated care that is essential to meet the complex needs of our most vulnerable clients.”

The CCAI provider network has 295 primary-care providers, 196 specialists and three hospitals in the Rockford area, all experienced serving the health and wellness needs of people with disabilities. The CCAI Model of Care uses a system of ancho
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