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.
Waukegan Teachers Blast Halt To Health Insurance As Strike Enters Week TwoWhen teachers for Waukegan Community Unit School District 60 walked off the job one week ago, the district stopped paying their insurance premiums. The district gave teachers the option of continuing their coverage by paying 100 percent of their own premiums.
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?
Medical ID Theft Can Put Health, Finances In DangerWe all worry about keeping our credit cards safe, but we should be just as concerned about protecting our medical insurance information.
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.
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.
2 Investigators: Transition To Affordable Care Act Rough For Some Blue Cross CustomersCBS 2’s Dave Savini talked with a number of Chicagoans who are caught in insurance limbo –- and to Illinois’ biggest insurer, which says it is working hard to fix some problems.
Can I Pay For Contacts Or Glasses With My Health Insurance?Some insurance plans may include coverage for contacts and glasses, though most don't.