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Obamacare in Cook County Has Yet to Earn Bragging Rights

David Ormsby | Posted 10.01.2013 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Years ago, the federal Medicaid program sought to prevent the warehousing of individuals who were struggling with drug and alcohol abuse in large residential facilities. But the architects of Obamacare failed to reconcile the new benefit with the old law. So what does that mean?

Health Care for the Poor Without Wrecking Health Care for All

Robert Auerbach | Posted 07.28.2013 | Politics
Robert Auerbach

There are ways to preserve and improve the system of excellent care that many insured people in the United States received before the effects of the 2010 Affordable Care Act. Here are some suggestions to offer expanded health care for all.

Cook County Hospital To Be Renovated For $108 Million

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Old Cook County Hospital, is showing signs of new life. Today, county commissioners OK'd a nearly $108 million re-development plan, first reported by...

Stroger Hospital Could Lose Medicare Funding After Investigation

Chi-Town Daily News | ALEX PARKER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Stroger Hospital could lose federal funding and recognition of its laboratories if it doesn't fix problems identified by the Centers for Medicare & Me...