Settlements Information​

Settlement Funds Allocation

The Illinois Opioid Allocation Agreement governs how funds from any national multistate opioid settlement will be allocated throughout the state.

The Allocation Agreement establishes that 55% of funds will go to the Illinois Opioid Remediation Fund, 20% of the funds are to be allocated to the state; and 25% directly to Illinois subdivisions (Local Governmental Units) including all counties and eligible municipalities.

Pursuant to an additional agreement between the state and the city of Chicago, a portion of the state’s 20% share will go directly to the city for abatement. purposes. As of December 2023, payments have been allocated as follows.

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*Information current as of December 31, 2023

Remediation Fund (December 2023)

The Remediation Fund received payments of $109.8 million as of the end of 2023.

A total of $78.8 million has been approved for specific abatement strategies, but not yet awarded. For FY23-24, $11.25 million of Remediation Fund monies were approved for the following IDHS programs:

  • Access Narcan
  • Community Intervention Services
  • Illinois Prescription Monitoring Services

As of December 2023, $4.5 million in grant agreements have been awarded to those programs.

Unallocated funds in the Remediation Fund total $26.5 million.

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*Source: Illinois Attorney General (January 18, 2024). Illinois Opioid Remediation Advisory Board.

Approved Recommendations (1-18-2024)

RecommendationAmountFYProcurement ProcessSpent
Community Intervention Services$3,000,000FY23Expansion of Services$1,860,978
Access Narcan$4,500,000FY23-24Expansion of Services$1,000,000
IL-PMP$3,750,000FY23-24Expansion of Services$1,687,750
IM Naloxone and Other FDA-Approved drugs to reverse overdose$3,000,000FY24-26NOFO (released 2-7-2024)0
Mobile MAR$15,000,000FY24-26NOFO0
Pregnant and post-partum people and their families $6,000,000FY24-26NOFO0
Warm handoff programs and recovery services$6,000,000FY24-26NOFO0
Treatment for incarcerated population $6,000,000FY24-26Intergovernmental agreement0
Prevention programs $15,000,000FY24-26NOFO (released 2-21-2024)0
Data collection & analysis$1,500,000FY24-26NOFO (released 1-10-2024)0
CORS model $15,000,000FY24-26NOFO (released 1-3-2024)0
Capital improvements0Pending0

*Source: OOSA (January 18, 2024). Illinois Opioid Remediation Advisory Board.

Future Payments

Payments to the Remediation Fund are projected to continue to 2038 and are currently estimated to total approximately $763 million for settlements finalized to date

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*Source: Illinois Attorney General (January 18, 2024.) Illinois Opioid Remediation Advisory Board Meeting.

Updated 1/2024


  1. Executive Order 2022-19.  (2022). Order regarding the administration of settlement proceeds received from illinois’ opioid litigation and creating the illinois opioid remediation advisory board and the office of opioid settlement administration.
  2. Illinois Attorney General.  (January 18, 2024). Illinois Opioid Remediation Advisory Board Meeting.