Progressive Groups Rip Republican Plan To Replace ObamacareProgressive groups predict hundreds of thousands in Illinois will lose coverage if Congress approves the GOP plan to replace Obamacare.
Judge Rules Illinois Not In Compliance On Medicaid PaymentsA federal judge ruled Illinois isn't in compliance with court orders to pay health care bills for low-income and other vulnerable groups.
Lawmakers Seek Vote On Abortion Bill As Women Rally At State CapitolHundreds of activists marched on the Illinois State Capitol on Tuesday, declaring women do not have equality in the U.S.
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.
Cook County Braces For Potential Financial Hit From Trump Healthcare PlanThe plan's Medicaid component would mean less money for needy residents. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
Co-Owner Of Medical Transport Company Gets 5 Years For FraudGregory D. Toran was convicted of conspiracy and seven counts of mail fraud for overbilling Medicaid.
Three From West Town Clinic Charged With Medicaid FraudHector L. Flores-Arroyo, 56; Mohan C. Rao, 82; and Susana Araujo, 61, were each charged with one count of vendor fraud, two counts of theft and two counts of conspiracy, all felonies, police said. Araujo also faces a felony count of unlicensed practice of medicine.
Lake County, Ind. Inmates Getting Registered For Medicaid Inmates at the Lake County Indiana jail are getting registered for health care, something they couldn't do in the past.
Hospitals Feeling The Pinch As Budget Fight ContinuesNo state budget essentially means frozen Medicaid funds for Illinois’ 3.2 million recipients. CBS 2's Dana Kozlov reports.
13 From Illinois Charged In Federal Health Care Fraud SweepA nationwide health care fraud sweep that led to charges against hundreds of doctors, nurses and pharmacy owners includes four cases being prosecuted in Chicago.
Rauner Calls For Billions In Budget CutsDelivering his first budget address since winning office last fall, Gov. Bruce Rauner said his plan would end "the irresponsible and reckless practices of the past." He said lawmakers must be willing to make politically unpopular decisions to close a more than $6 billion budget hole next year.
Psychiatrist Pleads Guilty To Taking Kickbacks For Anti-PsychoticsA now-suspended psychiatrist pleaded guilty Friday to taking kickbacks and benefits worth nearly $600,000 from pharmaceutical companies for prescribing an anti-psychotic drug to thousands of elderly and mentally ill patients.
Rauner Previews 1st-Year Priorities: Cut Taxes, MedicaidGov. Bruce Rauner said he will propose a number of reforms to turn the state around, and indicated they would involve making Illinois more attractive to businesses while slashing spending on everything from health insurance for the poor to public-worker pensions and the state's payroll.
Healthcare Council Of Illinois Pushes For Managed Care Bill Of RightsThe Healthcare Council of Illinois made a stop at the Jackson Square Nursing Center Saturday as part of a seven city, seven facility tour designed to get support from nursing home residents for the proposed Managed Care Bill of Rights.
Governor Promises Tighter Controls After Medicaid Paid For Dead PeopleGovernor Quinn is promising tighter controls after a review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who were dead.