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Posted today (6 hours ago)

Illinois safety-net hospitals' future uncertain amid potential Medicaid funding changes: 6 things to know
Becker's Hospital Review
However, the Illinois Health and Hospital Association worked on a program redesign. The association developed a new model to update the Medicaid funding formula and, in collaboration with the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services and ...

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Posted on Jan 16, 2018 (6 days ago)

Peoria Public Radio

Auto Insurance Awaits Auto Varification in Illinois
Peoria Public Radio
Drivers in Illinois might soon have their auto insurance electronically verified in an effort to make sure every vehicle on the road is covered. But that requires a database the state doesn't have yet. Jaclyn Driscoll reports: Listen. Listening... /. 0 ...

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Posted on Jan 9, 2018 (13 days ago)

ModernHealthcare.com

Another Illinois Medicaid shake-up threatens hospitals
ModernHealthcare.com
For years, nearly every Illinois hospital has paid into a pot of money that helps the state bring in more federal dollars. But the program, effectively a tax on hospitals, is dated and doesn't reflect how much the health care industry has changed. Now ...

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Posted today (5 hours ago)

IllinoisHomePage.net

Shutdown not really impacting Illinois
IllinoisHomePage.net
WalletHub ranked Illinois 44th Least Impacted State when it comes to a government shutdown. It's based on factors which include the number of federal employees in each state and the amount invested in federal contracts. Another big factor is CHIP: the ...
Government Shutdown: Illinois Is 8th Least-Affected StatePatch.com
Federal government shutdown: Chicago and IllinoisWLS-TV

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Posted on Jan 17, 2018 (5 days ago)

WNIJ and WNIU

Auto Insurance Awaits Auto Verification in Illinois
WNIJ and WNIU
Henry Haupt of the Secretary of State's Office says the money isn't coming from a new tax; it's coming from a council created in the early 1990s aimed at reducing vehicle theft and insurance fraud. “The insurance companies currently provide a dollar ...

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Posted today (5 hours ago)

WSIL TV

Illinois spends $38 million on health care for undocumented immigrants
WSIL TV
That number comes from a recent report by the auditor general's office, detailing costs from the All Kids Health Insurance Program. Lawmakers expanded the All Kids Health Insurance Act in 2006, making sure uninsured kids have health care. They allowed ...


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Posted today (11 hours ago)

Chicago Tribune

Chicago's South and West Sides Lack Access to Pharmacies
U.S. News & World Report
Experts argue that pharmacies are important to all communities because they offer a variety of services, including physicals, immunizations, drug counseling, sexually transmitted infection screening and other laboratory testing. Pharmacies also can get ...
'Pharmacy deserts' a growing health concern in Chicago, experts, residents sayChicago Tribune

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Posted today (11 hours ago)

Mendoza releases first “debt transparency report”
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
“Now we can all see a clearer picture of what Illinois owes to small businesses, universities, community colleges, social service providers and others. The Debt Transparency Report takes the politics out of the numbers to provide meaningful data.” The ...

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Posted today (20 hours ago)

Citizen Action backs Pritzker, Evanston backs Biss, Kennedy to unveil property tax reform plan
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
Today, Citizen Action/Illinois voted to endorse JB Pritzker for Governor. Citizen Action is led by Lynda DeLaForgue and William McNary, and is the state's largest public interest coalition, fighting social and economic justice campaigns and holding ...

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Posted today (2 hours ago)

Chicago Tribune

Short-term spending agreement provides longer-term relief for CHIP
Chicago Tribune
To comfort conservatives who feared a major expansion of the federal role in health insurance, states were given substantial discretion over how to carry it out. And to comfort states worried about shouldering a big new expense, the federal government ...

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Posted on Jan 20, 2018 (2 days ago)

Chicago Sun-Times

Will Women's March spur Democratic turnout in mid-term elections?
Chicago Sun-Times
The bigger funders for Women's March Chicago — disclosed on the group's website — include Democratic-allied labor unions SEIU Healthcare Illinois/Indiana; SEIU Local 73; SEIU Local 1; the Chicago Federation of Labor, and ATU Local 308. They also ...
Women's March 2018: Protesters Take to the Streets for the Second Straight YearNew York Times

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Posted on Jan 12, 2018 (10 days ago)

Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)

Cultural resources webpage available from Human Resources
Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)
“She noted faculty candidates—staff and students as well—are coming to Illinois State and asking questions that were not addressed in our recruitment materials,” said Carlson, who heard Montalvo speak. Whether it was questions on where to find ...


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Posted today (10 hours ago)

OurQuadCities

McCombie, Halpin show Illinois lawmakers can work together
OurQuadCities
McCombie and Halpin don't think Illinois can afford it right now because it takes away money from the general fund. "Whether you agree or disagree with the program, it's just today isn't the day for that," McCombie said. Halpin agreed: "We don't have ...

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Posted on Jan 12, 2018 (10 days ago)

Illinois nursing homes sue state over low Medicaid rates
Reuters
The lawsuit against the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services was filed by Generations Health Care Network, Carlyle Healthcare Center, St. Vincent's Home, Clinton Manor Living Center and Extended Care Clinical. As a result of the state ...

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Posted today (12 hours ago)

Business Wire (press release)

Carl Buddig and Company Expands Manufacturing Footprint in Illinois
Business Wire (press release)
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Carl Buddig and Company has acquired an additional manufacturing facility in Montgomery, Illinois. The location is the company's fourth manufacturing site in the state. Production at the 280,000-square-foot facility will begin ...

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Posted on Jan 19, 2018 (3 days ago)

Kennedy unveils health care plan
The Capitol Fax Blog (blog)
This will reduce our reliance on costly, profit-driven insurance companies and provide modern, accessible, and just coverage to all. The employer-backed option will be made available to anyone in the state—including undocumented immigrants—which will ...


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Posted on Jan 16, 2018 (6 days ago)

Healthcare Informatics

In Illinois, an MSSP ACO Proves its Worth Once Again
Healthcare Informatics
As Healthcare Informatics reported in September 2016 following the release of CMS' 2015 MSSP ACO results, Advocate Health Care's deep history in value-based arrangements has led to its success in this model. Just recently, we caught up with Lee B ...


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Posted today (13 hours ago)

Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)

EAF honors outstanding superintendents
Illinois State University News (press release) (blog)
2016 award recipient Barry Reilly '89, M.S. '95, Ph.D. '07, has served as superintendent of the Bloomington Public Schools since 2009. Before becoming superintendent, he worked for the district for 19 years as a health and physical education teacher ...

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Posted today (3 hours ago)

Real Estate Rumors: Codina, Prudential Insurance, MCZ
Law360
Law360, Minneapolis (January 22, 2018, 7:10 PM EST) -- Codina Partners has picked up 17 acres in Hialeah, Florida, for $9.9 million, The Real Deal reported on Monday. The firm has bought land at 14401 N.W. 107th Ave., and with the latest purchase now ...

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Posted on Jan 20, 2018 (2 days ago)

The Hill

Facing national home care crisis, attacking caregivers is a move backward
The Hill
As a result — even while an estimated 34 million families will need home care providers by 2040— there are mass shortages of home care providers. What will it take to solve the crisis in care? Getting more people to join and stay in this profession ...


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Posted today (9 hours ago)

Windy City Times

Planned Parenthood Illinois Action PAC to mark 45th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade
Windy City Times
CHICAGO ( January 22, 2018 ) — Planned Parenthood Illinois Action PAC ( PPIA PAC ) will mark the 45th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, the landmark Supreme Court decision that legalized abortion, on Wednesday January 24 at the City Winery in Chicago. PPIA ...


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Posted today (7 hours ago)

Chicago Tribune

Highland Park man pleads guilty to evading more than $800K in taxes
Chicago Tribune
A Highland Park man pleaded guilty last week to evading more than $800,000 in state and federal income taxes between 2008 and 2012, hiring a ghost payroller for insurance purposes and using a company credit card for a family vacation to Mexico ...


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Posted today (12 hours ago)

WNIJ and WNIU

Will Illinois Valley be affected by government shutdown?
LaSalle News Tribune
“They voted against our military, against long-term funding for the Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP) and against keeping our government open,” read a statement joined by U.S. Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-Ill.). “Their actions have endangered ...
Illinois Republican Representatives Blame State's Democratic Senators For ShutdownWNIJ and WNIU
Senate Advances Measure To End 3-Day Government ShutdownNPR Illinois | 91.9 UIS
Congress Agrees to End Gov't ShutdownMyStateline.com
Roll Call
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Posted today (9 hours ago)

Nonprofit Network kickoff Thursday
Monmouth Daily Review Atlas
In Monmouth, some of the larger nonprofits include Warren Achievement Center, Warren County YMCA, Jamieson Center and OSF HealthCare Holy Family Medical Center. Because of the importance of these nonprofit organizations, the Nonprofit Network, a ...


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