Below you will find a variety of resources related to family fees in the Illinois Early Intervention System. Resources include policies and procedures for family fees, questions and answers document, and a sample fee invoice.
Family Fee Determination
Links to the CFC Procedure Manual Chapter 11 - EI Family Participation Fees. The Illinois Department of Human Services provides policies and procedures for how the family fee is determined, assessed, and collected in the Illinois Early Intervention System. The following are CFC Procedure Manual Forms related to Family Fees:
A question and answer document to explain family fees in the Illinois Early Intervention System. Answers to such questions as "who pays a family fee?" and "what if I can't afford my family fee?" will be provided. Please note that the family fee calculation table changes on an annual basis and the table in this document is not the current table.
A sample family invoice is provided to show what a family will receive when they receive their family fee invoice. Also see Memorandum to Families who Participate in Family Participation Fees - March 1, 2021 (pdf) for information related to COVID adjustments.
This flowchart helps determine what questions to ask and what forms to complete regarding family fees and insurance.
This video from the Early Intervention Central Billing Office provides a nice overview of the family fee.