Funding, workforce and a lack of collaboration remain challenges to improving care for Illinois’ Medicaid population, a panel of experts said this week.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul and the Department of Insurance support the federal government’s effort to restore healthcare discrimination protections under the Affordable Care Act.
As of Tuesday, 947 Illinoisans were in the hospital with COVID-19, down 43 from Monday and down 26 from the prior week.
Oct 5, 2022 | Press Releases
Illinois House Majority Leader Greg Harris was presented the “Outstanding Leadership Award” last week at the Illinois Health and Hospital Association’s (IHA) Leadership Summit in Lombard. Leader Harris was recognized for his unwavering commitment to advance healthcare in Illinois.Read More
Despite increased attention and money brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, public health funding remains inadequate and overly complicated, panelists said Tuesday during a Health News Illinois panel in Chicago.
Los Angeles-based Pipeline Health said Tuesday it will continue to move forward with the sale of its two Illinois hospitals as it goes through Chapter 11 bankruptcy.Read More
As of Monday, 990 Illinoisans were in the hospital with COVID-19, up 121 from Sunday and down 38 from the prior week.
More investments in mental health and abortion services are part of the $16.4 billion 2023 city budget Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot unveiled Monday.
Planned Parenthood said Monday it will launch its first-ever mobile abortion clinic in Illinois, with the goal to provide services to patients in neighboring states where abortion has been banned or severely restricted.
The Department of Healthcare and Family Services released a tentative statewide transition plan last week for its home and community-based services programs.
The proportion of COVID-19 cases that are BA.4.6 has reached double digits in the six-state region that includes Illinois, according to federal projections updated last week.
Howard Brown Health and its 30 nurses represented by the Illinois Nurses Association have reached a deal to avert a strike that was set to start Monday.
A state-appointed advisory board charged with making recommendations on how to spend hundreds of millions of dollars in opioid settlements met for the first time on Friday.
The University of Illinois Chicago announced earlier this month that it will establish a federal center within its School of Public Health focused on the health and safety of farmworkers.
All of Illinois’ 102 counties are below the level where federal health offices urge masking in indoor public spaces due to COVID-19 trends, according to Thursday data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.