Clout-Heavy Firm Had Key Job In Illinois' Obamacare RolloutA key subcontractor working on the campaign to promote President Barack Obama's health care law in Illinois is a Chicago political strategy consulting firm owned by three former aides to some of the state's most-powerful Democrats.
New Yorker Cover: Obama Gives GOP Their MedicineDeclaring a victory for his health care reform plan, the New Yorker's latest cover shows President Obama spoon-feeding GOP leaders their medicine.
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.
Charges Likely To Be Dropped Against Volunteers Signing People Up For ObamacareChicago Police detained and later charged two men last week after receiving a report that they were going door-to-door, possibly scamming elderly residents of the Garfield Ridge neighborhood. As it turned out, the two likely weren’t trying to scam anyone.
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.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Spouse?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your spouse depends on your specific policy.
Can My Health Insurance Cover My Children?Whether or not your health insurance can cover your children depends on your specific policy.
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.
Are Prescription Drugs Covered Under My Health Insurance?Under the Affordable Care Act, most health insurance policies must cover prescription drugs.
What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.
Does My Health Insurance Cover Substance Abuse Treatment?Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover substance abuse treatment under the Affordable Care Act.
Does My Health Insurance Cover Mental Illness Care?Almost all health insurance policies are now required to cover mental illness care under the Affordable Care Act.
Do I Lose My Health Insurance If I Am Laid Off Or Fired?If your health insurance is provided by your employer, you will lose coverage if you are laid off or fired. But there are options to stay covered.