Pharmacy benefit managers would face more scrutiny under legislation unveiled Wednesday by House Majority Leader Greg Harris, D-Chicago, and Sen. Andy Manar, D-Bunker Hill.
Insurers would be required to cover treatments for serious mental illnesses and mental disturbances under one measure in a package of bills presented Wednesday as a way to improve access to mental health treatment.
Affordable Care Act plans are often "out of reach" for many middle class Illinoisans looking to buy insurance on their own without subsidies available under the federal health law, according to a recent report.
The state’s Medicaid managed care rolls grew 13 percent last year, rising to 2,153,887.
Twenty-seven Illinois hospitals are among 800 nationwide being penalized by the federal government for having high rates of patient infections and injuries, according to data gathered by Kaiser Health News.
Nursing homes that don't meet minimum staffing levels would be fined under legislation unveiled Wednesday.
A sponsor for a bill that would restrict where people can use e-cigarettes and vape pens says he will hold the bill as he works with opponents on agreeable language.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Monday that his office will join 20 other states in challenging President Donald Trump’s administration on a new rule barring Planned Parenthood from a family planning program.
Gov. JB Pritzker has named new directors for the state’s Department of Aging and Department of Insurance.
A new legislative push is being made to enter Illinois into an interstate nurse licensure compact, which would allow for nurses to more easily gain a license to practice in other participating states.
Six Illinois hospitals were among the top 100 hospitals in the nation, according to a ranking released Monday by IBM Watson Heath.
State lawmakers unveiled a legislative package of bills Wednesday aimed at making prescription drugs more accessible.
Community mental health or developmental services agencies with community-integrated living arrangements would be required to have their licenses updated every two years under legislation approved Wednesday morning by the House Human Services Committee.