State Officials Refuse To Say How New $200 Million YouthCare Health Care Program For Foster Kids Is DoingThe Better Government Association wanted to know if YouthCare - managed by for-profit Meridian Health - is working, but the state declined their request for information, so the BGA is going to court.
Cook County Public Guardian Says State Health Care Change Could Put 18,000 Foster Kids At RiskMedical care for 18,000 foster children is at risk, according to Cook County Public Guardian Charles Golbert.
First Openly Transgender Person to Enlist in Military Opens Up About Battle Over Promised Coverage For SurgeryGov. JB Pritzker expanded Medicaid coverage to include gender affirming surgery more than a year ago. So why all the hold-ups?
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.