A key subcontractor working on the campaign to promote President Barack Obama’s health care law in Illinois is a Chicago political strategy consulting firm owned by three former aides to some of the state’s most-powerful Democrats.
At Cook County Jail 4,000 one-time inmates now have health coverage. CBS 2’s Brad Edwards reports why in this original report.
Illinois residents who don’t have health insurance yet have just hours left to sign up, or face a potential tax penalty next year, but they could have trouble signing up due to outages on the federal government’s enrollment website.
Chicago Police detained and later charged two men last week after receiving a report that they were going door-to-door, possibly scamming elderly residents of the Garfield Ridge neighborhood. As it turned out, the two likely weren’t trying to scam anyone.
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CBS 2’s Dave Savini talked with a number of Chicagoans who are caught in insurance limbo –- and to Illinois’ biggest insurer, which says it is working hard to fix some problems.
The day Elisa Madonia learned she had cancer, she thought things couldn’t get any worse, but they did.
Only 7,000 residents of Illinois have successfully enrolled so far. Illinois has approximately 1.8 million uninsured residents.
Less than a year from now, voters head to the polls for the 2014 midterm elections.
Implementation of the health reform law continues through 2014 with these key dates.
Some immediate fixes can address problems that are becoming evident as provisions of the new law take effect.
Can the nation expect to see the same positive results across the country as was seen in Massachusetts?
According to one tax expert, the IRS cannot attach a lien to personal assets for not having health insurance.
Although only a few hundred middle-class Illinois residents were able to sign up for health insurance last month on the crippled federal HealthCare.gov website, the poor appear to be having an easier time enrolling in an expansion of Medicaid — and are doing so by the thousands.
If you are not assured by promises of a highly secure government exchange to buy health insurance, skip it.
Imagine how social security was first administered. Now imagine how the Affordable Care Act could look in 75 years.
It’s an unexpected side effect of the Affordable Care Act. Like it or not, you could lose your current health insurance plan.
You may think you’re signing up for affordable health care, but experts say it could be a scheme to get you to enroll in something else. CBS 2’s Mike Parker reports.
CBS 2’s Dorothy Tucker talks with locals about continuing enrollment problems associated with the Affordable Care Act.
Rev. Jesse L. Jackson Sr., founder and president of Rainbow PUSH Coalition will have experts available to enroll the public and to explain any questions regarding The Affordable Care Act.