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?
U Of I To Get $19.5M For Health Care Innovation ProjectThe U of I project will bring health care into neighborhoods, using nurses with advanced training to lead medical teams.
Clout-Heavy Firm Had Key Job In Illinois' Obamacare RolloutA 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.
Glitches For Obamacare Site As Uninsured Scramble To Meet DeadlineIllinois 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.
Clinics Sign People Up For Health Coverage Ahead Of DeadlineMonday 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.
Deadline Looms For Affordable Care Act Signup Don't delay. Enroll today.
Can I Pay For A Dentist With My Health Insurance?For children, those younger than 19, dental care is a pediatric service that must be covered as an essential benefit.
Who Can I Contact With Problems About My Insurer?Under the Affordable Care Act, consumers have the right to appeal decisions made by their health insurance company.
Does My Health Insurance Work Outside Of The United States?Most health plans do not cover medical services outside of the United States.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.