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Illinois Approved for $2B in Mental Health and Substance Use Projects through Medicaid Waiver

Approval of 1115 Medicaid Waiver lends promise to future mental health treatment system in Illinois. Yesterday, mental health and substance use advocates were excited to receive Governor Rauner’s announcement that the federal government approved Illinois’ long-anticipated 1115 Medicaid Waiver proposal. This…
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Report: Illinois’ mental health crisis will linger until investments are made in mental health and substance use treatment services

Medicaid revisions – including early treatment for youth, and access to affordable mental healthcare and addiction treatment – are necessary to combat the state’s deadly substance use and mental health crisis. In a report released today, Thresholds, the state’s largest provider…
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Thresholds opposes Medicaid work requirements and other barriers jeopardizing access to healthcare

CHICAGO, IL – Thresholds opposes any changes to Medicaid which create unnecessary barriers to accessing healthcare, including work requirements. Recently, the federal government issued a notice encouraging states to consider imposing additional restrictions in order to qualify for healthcare through…
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Thresholds CEO Mark Ishaug Named 2015 Behavior Healthcare Champion!

Thresholds CEO Mark Ishaug Named 2015 Behavior Healthcare Champion! Congratulations to Thresholds CEO Mark Ishaug on being selected as one of Behavior Healthcare’s 2015 Behavioral Healthcare Champions. The 2015 Champions were selected from dozens of outstanding nominees and are being honored for their “unique…
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Thresholds Supports Alternative Budget Proposed By Illinois General Assembly

THRESHOLDS SUPPORTS THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY’S PROPOSED ALTERNATIVE BUDGET Alternative budget protects vital services but needs revenue solution to work Chicago, IL – This week, the Illinois General Assembly put forth an alternative budget to Governor Rauner’s proposed budget that supports…
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The Affordable Care Act Will NOT Fill the Gap Left By the Mental Health Cuts in Governor Rauner’s Proposed Budget

Fact Check: The Affordable Care Act Will NOT Fill the Gap Left By the Mental Health Cuts in Governor Rauner’s Proposed Budget In recent weeks, representatives of Governor Rauner’s administration have said that the Affordable Care Act (ACA) will fill…
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