Department of Healthcare and Family Services
The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) is responsible for providing healthcare coverage for adults and children who qualify for Medicaid, and for providing Child Support Services to help ensure that Illinois children receive financial support from both parents. The agency is organized into two major divisions, Medical Programs and Child Support Services. In addition, the Office of Inspector General is maintained within the agency, but functions as a separate, independent entity reporting directly to the governor's office.
Detailed Information About the Department
HFS Agency Information
HFS Mission Statement
Total Amount of Operating Budget
For Fiscal Year 2014, the total amount of appropriations currently allocated to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services is $19,557,496,900.
Number of full and part-time employees
As of June 30, 2013, the Department of Healthcare and Family Services employs 2,101 full-time employees, and 4 intermittent staff in Child support.
Location of Main Offices
Springfield Main Office:
Prescott Bloom Building
201 South Grand Avenue, East
Springfield, Illinois 62763
Chicago Main Office:
401 South Clinton
Chicago, Illinois 60607
Listing of All HFS Offices
HFS Office Listing
Listing of Boards and Commissions
HFS Boards and Commisions Listing
HFS Organizational Chart