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Illinois Healthcare

High-Risk Illinois Patients May Be Stuck Paying High Rates Despite Federal Program

AP | CARLA K. JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

CHICAGO — For thousands of Illinois residents who pay high health insurance premiums because of medical problems, the new federal health care le...

Illinois Will Miss Deadline On High-Risk Health Insurance Pool

Chicago Sun-Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

In one of the first major provisions of federal health-care reform, states were supposed to establish temporary high-risk insurance pools for people w...

More Young Adults Eligible For Parents' Health Coverage Under New Ill. Law

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) -- Illinois parents will be able to continue using their health insurance to cover older dependent children beginning June 1. ...

Stimulus May Force Illinois To Fix Medical Bill Backlog

Chicago Public Radio | Gabriel Spitzer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Illinois has been a bit of a deadbeat. The state has piles of unpaid bills--including $2 billion just for Medicaid reimbursements. Now this massive ba...

Illinois To Get $775 Million For Medicaid

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The federal government has approved sending more than $775 million a year over the next five years to Illinois hospitals and other medical providers t...

State Health Care Program Halted

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

The Blagojevich administration has stopped payment on most state-subsidized health care, asking a judge to clarify his order to shut down an illegal e...

Court Rules Against Blagojevich Health Care Expansion

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

An Illinois appellate court ruled that Governor Rod Blagojevich exceeded his authority in expanding a health care program to wealthier participants. ...

Illinois Extends Young Adult Health Coverage Under Parents Plans

Christine Escobar | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Christine Escobar

A new state law says young adults can be covered on their parents' insurance plans until age 26, regardless of their whether or not they still live at...