Affordable Care Act
Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration has eliminated 15 staff positions from Get Covered Illinois, the state’s health insurance exchange, three months ahead of the third annual enrollment period under President Barack Obama’s health care law.
More than 230,000 Illinois residents could have lost the tax credits that help them pay for coverage if the court had ruled the other way. In Illinois, the average monthly subsidy is $211. Without tax credits, consumers would have seen their premiums increase, on average, by 169 percent.
Learn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
The U.S. Supreme Court hears a case next week that challenges health insurance subsidies that make coverage more affordable for more than a quarter-million Illinois residents.
It’s down to the wire now for people who don’t yet have medical insurance. The deadline to sign up for the Affordable Care Act is midnight and those without insurance could face penalties.
The IRS is open for business as tax season officially began Tuesday. That means you can begin filing your electronic or paper returns.
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.