Affordable Care Act
Today is the start of open enrollment for 2015 healthcare coverage under the embattled Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, and across Illinois there have been sign-up events where people can get help navigating the system, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Senator Mark Kirk says some major changes are now coming with the Republican legislative sweep in the fields of oil, health and immigration, reports WBBM’s John Cody.
When you go to the polls between now and Tuesday, you’ll see on the ballot a question asking if any insurance plan that has prescription drug coverage should be required to cover prescription birth control.
The candidates for the tenth congressional district sparred this morning over healthcare, abortion and other issues in a rematch of a very close race two years ago.
With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?
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.
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.
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.