Early Intervention has processed the provider payment voucher for the week dated 06/22/2022. This voucher was approved this week and posted to Illinois Comptroller Site. We are working on processing the vouchers for weeks 06/08/22 and 06/15/22. The funding amounts have been allocated, but problem within the state’s payment system has delayed the documents from processing as anticipated. State staff are working on a solution, and EI program will alert providers as soon as the payments are showing within our reports. EI anticipates that the solution will be in place early next week. We apologize for the confusion with the documents processing out of chronological order, please understand we are working on corrective action to complete these missing payments as soon as possible.
Please continue to watch the Provider Connections website for further payment information.
Early Intervention is continually working to secure additional revenues to process additional payments. We are not always aware of when these funds may be released to the Early Intervention 502 Revolving Fund. We also must have the funds secured into the DHS accounting systems before payments can be made. The balance on the IOC may vary from the DHS accounting system due to pending obligations. IOC is only the first step in the process. While we understand the impact any delay has on every aspect of the Early Intervention Services System, we are not able to change the way the state process works. Early Intervention receives funding from multiple sources and every effort is made to reduce the impact of the lack of funds available from one source by utilizing every other source possible.
The State of Illinois payment systems must have a few business days to process the received EI fee for service providers documents once submitted into our data systems. Please know that if we have funds available, we are always working towards releasing those payments as soon as possible.