Data Matters

Illinois Health Matters is your source for nonpartisan, trusted health care reform information in Illinois. Illinois Health Matters exists to make sure that the information and resources essential to a successful Affordable Care Act implementation in Illinois are available to all who need them.

Here are some maps and other visual aids highlighting the opportunities and challenges facing health care in Illinois.


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Maps and charts

Landscapes of the Uninsured

Where can the main cateories of Illinois' residents without health insurance be found?

Demographics of the Uninsured

Detailed characteris of Illinois' uninsured by age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, employment and other factors.

Uninsured Profile: Lake County

Although it is the 31st richest county in the nation by per capita income, with several affluent communities, about 13% of its residents were without health insurance.

Uninsured Profile: Chicago Metro

The eight-county Chicago metropolitan area was home to almost 400,000 uninsured residents, including a number of different languages, nationalities and backgrounds.

Community Health Centers

A searchable map of federally qualified health centers, free clinics and county/local health departments in Illinois. Data from the UIC School of Public Health and the Illinois Dept. of Public Health.

DHFS Care Coordination Expansion

By January 1, 2015, 50% of Medicaid members must be enrolled in managed care. This map details the expansion of the state's Medicaid Care Coordination projects.

Other Resources