The Honorable Alexander R. Acosta Secretary U.S. Department of Labor 200 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. 20210 May 21, 2018 Dear Secretary...
Together for Choice issued its first newsletter summarizing its accomplishments over the past year. Please click on this link to read the newsletter:    Together for...
U.S. Representatives Bobby Rush & Raja Krishnamoorthi  Misericordia is involved in an effort to change federal law and regulations so that they recognize the individual’s...
Last Friday, the Plaintiffs and Intervenors filed a joint motion in federal court asking the Court to find that Illinois has failed to comply with the Ligas Consent...
Earlier this week, the Republican leadership of the House of Representatives revealed its plan for the repeal and replacement of the Affordable Care Act. Included in the plan is a proposal...
As I mentioned last week, Illinois decided not to subject Misericordia’s Developmental Training Program to “heightened scrutiny.”   In its revised...
At our MFA meeting last Sunday, Geana Connelly mentioned that she and Mike Diaz attended the ACCSES conference in Savannah, Georgia. ACCSES is a network of over 1,200 organizations,...
This week, Misericordia won a very important victory. As a result of comments filed by the families of our CILA residents and the important help of Misericordia board member Phil...
The recent series of articles in the Chicago Tribune regarding group homes in Illinois has made clear that the direct care staff (DSPs) at ICF/DDs and CILAs are significantly...
  I thank all the families that have submitted comments to the Department of Developmental Disabilities regarding its Draft Information Bulletin on receiving health care and other...