Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
How Do I Use My Health Insurance When I Visit A Doctor?To maximize the benefits of your insurance policy, you will likely need to choose a doctor from within your health plan’s network.
How Does My Health Insurance Work At The Hospital?The Affordable Care Act requires that all health insurance policies cover 10 essential benefits, including emergency treatment.
Rep. Rush, Activists Call For More Trauma Centers On South SideTrauma center deserts and the need for more trauma center services on the city's South Side were the focus of a news conference outside Jackson Park Hospital this morning.
2 Investigators: Are Hospitals Double-Billing Some Patients?Depending on how good or bad your insurance is -- or if you have no insurance at all -- you may get stuck paying excessive or duplicate charges and not even know it. CBS 2's Pam Zekman reports.
Some People You Should Know: Funny Bones ImprovCBS 2's Harry Porterfield introduces us to some performers who believe laughter is the best medicine.
More Illinois Clinics, Hospitals Got Products Linked To Meningitis OutbreakAn additional 49 Illinois hospitals and clinics may have received recalled products from a Massachusetts pharmacy linked to an outbreak of Fungal Meningitis.
Should Hospitals Lock Up Baby Formula To Promote Breast Feeding? While hospitals in Illinois are now required to take more steps to encourage mothers to breast-feed their newborns, New York is taking the additional measure of locking up hospitals' stockpile of infant formula.
Northwestern Memorial Ranks 12th On List Of Best HospitalsU.S. News & World Report placed Northwestern Memorial Hospital as the 12th on its list for best medical centers in the country this year.
State Senate OKs Measure Requiring Free Medical Care For PoorIllinois hospitals would be required to provide free care to some poor people under a bill being considered in Springfield.
Hospitals, Vintage Theaters Top Preservation Group's 'Endangered' ListThree Chicago hospitals and some aging movie theaters have topped the latest list of endangered historic buildings made by Preservation Chicago.
Family Sues After Boy Died Following 3 Hospital TransfersA Matteson couple is suing over the death of their 7-year-old son a year ago, alleging he died because of medical malpractice.
State Senator: More Charity Care Is Needed At Illinois HospitalsIllinois State Sen. Iris Martinez (D-Chicago) is using a state decision to end tax breaks for some hospitals, as a lever to produce more charity care for the needy.
Healthcare Advocates Launch Viral Campaign To Fight County CutsCritics contend while Cook County Health and Hospitals System is cutting staff and services, the agency is spending millions in contracts for consultants.
Israeli Entertainer: Hospitals Should Have ClownsAn Israeli medical professional is in Chicago, teaching hospitals here what he does. But he attended clown college rather than medical school.