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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

Organizational Chart

HFS Organizational Chart

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