healthcare

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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?

09/18/2014

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Sheriff Helping Cook County Inmates Sign Up For Healthcare

At Cook County Jail 4,000 one-time inmates now have health coverage. CBS 2′s Brad Edwards reports why in this original report.

04/29/2014

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Glitches For Obamacare Site As Uninsured Scramble To Meet Deadline

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.

03/31/2014

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Clinics Sign People Up For Health Coverage Ahead Of Deadline

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.

03/29/2014

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State Discontinues Healthcare Funding For Disabled Stroke Victim

Unconscionable. That’s what a doctor calls a state decision to cut care funding for a patient.

06/18/2013

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Opinion: Akin’s Position On Rape And Abortion Is The GOP Platform

The basic fact is that Romney, Ryan and Republican’s are uncomfortable with a few of the words Congressman Akin used. They are not, however, uncomfortable with the policy position he was expressing. The record shows that they march in lockstep with Congressman Akin.

08/21/2012

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Music With Benefits

Sunday, November 20th, at the California Clipper you can hear some good tunes in support of healthcare reform. Go for the music, or go for the politics, either way, you’ll have a great time.

11/17/2011

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Delnor, Central DuPage Hospitals Complete Merger

The new health system will serve a west suburban patient population of more than 1 million.

03/31/2011