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Rep. Greg Harris Helps Fix Cook County's Obamacare Program

David Ormsby | Posted 12.01.2013 | Chicago
David Ormsby

Cook County's early experiment with Obamacare through its waiver-based "CountyCare" Medicaid program has been faltering in the delivery of a key benef...

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?

Obamacare Is Here... But Is It Working for People With HIV?

David Ernesto Munar | Posted 07.23.2013 | Chicago
David Ernesto Munar

Despite being a resource for people without coverage, it has the potential to disrupt existing doctor/patient relationships, something all of us -- and especially people with chronic, complex health conditions like HIV and other co-occurring diagnoses - want to avoid.