Author: Ryan Voyles
Advocate Aurora Enterprises, a subsidiary of Advocate Aurora Health, was launched at the end of last year. Its goal is to invest in businesses that enable people to improve their health and well-being beyond the traditional clinical care settings. Aurora Enterprises recently picked Foodsmart, a personalized telenutrition platform, as the company in which to make its first investment.
Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined nearly two dozen colleagues Thursday urging a federal appeals court to protect states’ right to regulate health insurance.
Improving the nursing home reimbursement system will be a critical task in the coming months for the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Director Theresa Eagleson told lawmakers Thursday.
Illinois to make 150,000 first-dose COVID-19 vaccine appointments available next Monday as eligibility expands to everyone 16 and older
In preparation for Monday's expansion of vaccine eligibility to all residents 16 and older, Gov. JB Pritzker said Thursday that 150,000 first-dose appointments will be made available next week at 11 state-run mass vaccination sites in the Chicago suburbs and at area pharmacies.
The state’s Medicaid managed care rolls continued growing in February.
The Senate Health Committee’s Managed Care Organization subcommittee approved several bills Wednesday, including one intended to improve communication between plans, providers and the state.
Rural communities in Illinois have been disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a recent report by several state universities.
Roughly 7,000 more Illinoisans than usual signed up for Healthcare.gov coverage between mid-February and the end of March, which federal health officials attribute to a special enrollment period for the exchange that opened last month.
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Gov. JB Pritzker signed a plan into law Tuesday intended to expedite the sale of Westlake Hospital in Melrose Park.
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot said Tuesday the city will meet the federal timeline to make COVID-19 vaccines available to all residents 16 and older by April 19.