Health Officials Pushing Uninsured To Sign Up For Coverage Ahead Of Affordable Care Act Deadline If you don’t have health insurance, you have just a few days before the January 31 deadline to sign up under the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare, reports WBBM’s Mike Krauser.
Jobs Cut At Get Covered Illinois Before 3rd Enrollment PushGov. 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.
Supreme Court Ruling Allows Illinoisans To Keep Obamacare SubsidiesMore 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.
How The Affordable Healthcare Act Affects Tax FilingLearn how the Affordable Healthcare Act, and whether or not you have insurance, will impact the way you do taxes this year.
Supreme Court Fight Over Health Law Affects IllinoisThe 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.
Deadline Looming For Affordable Care Act Sign Up 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.
Big Changes Make Filing Taxes More ComplicatedThe IRS is open for business as tax season officially began Tuesday. That means you can begin filing your electronic or paper returns.
Open Enrollment Period For Affordable Care Act BeginsToday 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.
Kirk Expects Major Changes With Republican Control Of SenateSenator 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.
Birth Control Referendum On Illinois Ballot Stirs ControversyWhen 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.
Schneider, Dold Spar Over Healthcare In DebateThe 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.
What Has The Affordable Care Act Accomplished A Year Later?With almost a year under its belt, has the Affordable Care Act impact as many people as it originally set out to?