1.1 Illinois Maternal & Child Health Programs

Revised October 2019

The Family Case Management (FCM) Program is funded by Illinois General Revenue funds (GRF) allocated for Infant Mortality and administered through the Illinois Department of Human Services (DHS), Bureau of Maternal and Child Health (BMCH).

The High-Risk Infant Follow-Up (HRIF), HealthWorks (HWIL), and Better Birth Outcomes (BBO) Programs are funded by Illinois General Revenue Funds (GRF) allocated for Infant Mortality and Social Services Block Grant (SSBG) funds and administered by the BMCH.

Agencies receiving funding for these programs must follow administrative policies outlined in this Policy and Procedure Manual.

Contract agencies are required to follow obligations as outlined in the Department contract. Local agency procedures must meet the minimum requirements and may not be more stringent than the policies outlined in the Illinois Maternal and Child Health Policy and Procedure Manual.