Comptroller Orders IT Contract Progress Reports Illinois Comptroller Susana Mendoza has suspended $5.7 million in payments on an online state-employee health insurance program, a project so botched it also prompted her to begin ordering performance reports for all large state technology contracts.
UnitedHealthcare Broadens Direct Drug Rebate ProgramBeginning next year, all new employer-sponsored health plan customers that use UnitedHealthcare must give the discounts they get to consumers at the point of sale, the insurer said Tuesday.
Insurer Accused Of Selling Fake Comprehensive Health Plans; 'One Of The Most Egregious I've Seen'Patients buried in medical bills when they thought they were covered by comprehensive medical insurance; they bought policies that promised a lot, but covered almost nothing.
Former Employees In Debt After Company Bankruptcy Leaves Medical Bills UnpaidEmployees who worked for a local chain of stores are drowning in debt after the chain's closing left them in hundreds and thousands of dollars of debt in medical bills and no insurance to pay.
Short Term Insurance Leaves Man In Financial Crisis, Advocacy Groups Work To Regulate PlansCritics of short term insurance plans say they can be a long term disaster, saying they’re often misleading, leaving people without the coverage they thought they had.
Cancer Patient Finds Out Insurer Won't Cover His $1M In TreatmentHow did Sam Bloechl go nearly $1 million in the hole after switching health insurance polices, at the urging of a broker? CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
3 Ways Small Business Owners Can Save On Health InsuranceOffering health insurance is just one of many ways to hire and retain valuable employees. Learn how to save on costs.
Deadline For Health Insurance Coverage Coming Up FridayIllinois residents are being reminded that if they need health insurance coverage for next year they must register by Friday night.
Congress Members, Advocates Stress Enrollment Dates For Affordable Care Act Health PlansLocal health advocates and Congress members are trying to get the word out about open enrollment for the Affordable Care Act health plans, in spite of efforts to thwart them.
Rauner Defends Stance On Expanded Abortion Funding; 'We Need To Focus'Gov. Bruce Rauner defended his threat to veto legislation that would allow Medicaid and state health insurance coverage of abortions.
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.
Illinois Stops Paying Health Care Claims For State Employees’ Self-Insured PlansThe state budget crisis is about to hit tens of thousands more, including many state employees and doctors and dentists who treat them.
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.