Illinois Birth Through Three Waiver
IB3 is now in year 3 of the demonstration. We appreciate another opportunity to review growth and progress and to enumerate ongoing challenges with the waiver implementation.
This report provides a comprehensive review of implementation activities across each year of the demonstration in the evaluation section of this report. As we end this reporting period, there are currently 1,255 children referred to the demonstration and there is an even distribution of those cases across intervention and comparison agencies.
The assessment processes and the associated algorithm for determining risk is one of the most substantial innovations of the demonstration. Findings in this report reflect a "remarkable balance" across intervention and comparison cases which support the valid implementation of the risk determination processes for the waiver... Read More