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Illinois GOP Seeks To Close Appointment LoopholeSenate Republicans crying foul after Gov. Pat Quinn used a rare procedural maneuver to try to aid the confirmation of two appointees announced several efforts Thursday to close what they described as a constitutional loophole.
State Discontinues Healthcare Funding For Disabled Stroke VictimUnconscionable. That's what a doctor calls a state decision to cut care funding for a patient.
Apparent Norovirus Outbreak Hits StatevilleHealth officials believe they know what led to a widespread sickness inside the prison, which holds more than 3,000 inmates.
Panel Approves Temporary Insurance Plan For State EmployeesState officials say a new temporary health insurance plan for state employees will increase options and decrease confusion.
Lawmakers: Blue Cross Insurance Plan Is Bad For Downstate Ill.The Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services is catching a lot of heat over its tentative decision to award next year’s health insurance contract for state workers to Blue Cross Blue Shield.