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CCHCC remembers Eliza Catchings

Our community has lost a beloved and dedicated health care advocate, and we at Champaign County Health Care Consumers have lost a dear and devoted friend, and a leader of our Medicare Task Force.

Our beloved Eliza Catchings passed away on Monday, November 19, 2018

A celebration of life for Eliza Catchings will be held tomorrow – Wednesday, November 28, 2018 with visitation at 11 a.m. and the service at noon – Sheriff’s Temple AOH Church, 601 E. Vine Street, Champaign.

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Open Enrollment Pop-up Town Hall w/ Sen. Bennett and Rep. Ammons

Monday 11/26/2018 at 5:30 p.m.!

If you still have questions or need information about getting or renewing health insurance through the ACA Marketplace during this Open Enrollment period, join us at Monday’s special Pop-up Open Enrollment for Health Care Town Hall meeting!

Sen. Scott Bennett and Rep. Carol Ammons are partnering with the Illinois Department of Insurance and CCHCC to host this informational town hall meeting.

About ACA Marketplace Open Enrollment:
Open Enrollment for ACA Marketplace plans ends on December 15, and the website is “closed” on Sundays for “maintenance”, per the Trump Administration. So, there are only 18 more days for Open Enrollment.

Here are the details for Monday’s Open Enrollment Town Hall meeting:

WHAT:  Town Hall Meeting on Open Enrollment for ACA Marketplace Plans (

WHEN:  Monday, November 26, 2018 at 5:30 p.m.

WHERE: Illinois Terminal Building, CityView Banquet & Meeting Center on the 4th Floor – 45 E. University Avenue, Champaign

WHO:  State Senator Scott Bennett, State Representative Carol Ammons, the Illinois Department of Insurance, and Champaign County Health Care Consumers (CCHCC)

For more information, please contact Senator Bennett’s district office at 217-355-5252 or visit

Buy your CCHCC raffle tickets today!

It’s that time of year again! It’s time for the Champaign County Health Care Consumers’ (CCHCC) Annual Holiday Raffle!

Purchasing a Holiday Raffle ticket will help CCHCC continue our work to help community members get quality, affordable health care.  All proceeds from the raffle will be used by CCHCC to support our free client service programs, including our Rx Fund to help individuals cover the costs of their prescriptions. CCHCC provides free case management services to over 500 clients per month, helping them get access to health care, and applying them for health insurance and other benefits and services.

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Who will really own the Champaign County Nursing Home?

October 30, 2018

Who will really own the Champaign County Nursing Home (CCNH) after the County Board voted to sell it? Have you ever heard of Atied Associates, LLC? Did you know that Atied Associates, LLC owns a bunch of nursing homes in IL that are rated as having below average or much below average staffing levels?

As it turns out, CCHCC has uncovered the fact that Atied Associates, LLC will be a 50% owner of CCNH, along with William “Avi” Rothner, if the sale of CCNH is approved by the state.

CCHCC held a press conference yesterday to inform the community about this development in the sale of the CCNH. Please see below for more information about what we uncovered and to see the media coverage from yesterday.

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