Affordable Care Act
The U of I project will bring health care into neighborhoods, using nurses with advanced training to lead medical teams.
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.
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.
Monday midnight is the deadline to avoid penalties when signing up for coverage under the Affordable Care Act. A series of sign-up clinics are scheduled between now and then. WBBM’s Bob Roberts attended one at the Broadway Armory in Edgewater.
Don’t delay. Enroll today.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
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.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don’t.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
The difference between an HMO and a PPO is in their costs and health care options.
Co-insurance and co-payments are different forms of cost sharing between you and your insurance company.
The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.