Rep. Emmanuel “Chris” Welch, D-Hillside, pushed back Tuesday after the owners of Melrose Park’s Westlake Hospital announced the facility had filed for bankruptcy.
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Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined 38 other attorneys general Monday on a letter calling for Congress to remove barriers to treating those with opioid use disorder.
The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board signed off Tuesday on a pair of deals that will increase the size of two Illinois health systems.
The University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Nursing will partner with Erie Family Health Centers to create a one-year post-graduate fellowship program to train advanced practice registered nurses, who will then provide services in underserved communities.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois plans to open a new health center in Chicago’s Morgan Park neighborhood, their second on the city's south side, the company announced Monday.
Gov. JB Pritzker signed legislation Monday that he said will fix issues with Medicaid managed care and help reduce a backlog of program applications.
IPHCA and AllianceChicago announce partnership and $4.2 million grant to benefit Illinois community health centers
Aug 5, 2019 | Press Releases
The Illinois Primary Health Care Association and AllianceChicago are pleased to announce a three year, $4.2 million Health Center Controlled Network grant from the Health Resources & Service Administration.
The Medicaid Advisory Committee signed off on a series of recommendations aimed at addressing opioid use withdrawal and treatment on Friday as the state prepares to seek approval for a new integrated health home program.
Three of the five insurers participating in the Affordable Care Act exchange in Illinois are proposing rate decreases next year, while the other two plan to boost rates by more than 5 percent, according to preliminary filings with the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services.
The Illinois Department of Public Health is working with local health departments to investigate the hospitalization of three youths who experienced “severe breathing problems” after vaping, according to a Friday statement.
Since it was founded in 2015, Chicago healthcare incubator MATTER has helped hundreds of startup companies develop products and bring them to market. This summer, the company announced that its member companies raised more than $1 billion over the past four years.
A new Illinois law will bar insurance companies from denying coverage or increasing premiums or rates for those who donate organs.
Recent legislative action in Illinois has helped reduce exposure to cancer-causing behaviors, but more can be done to prevent smoking and treat those with the disease, according to a Thursday report from the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network.
U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., continued his pressure on the Food and Drug Administration over electronic cigarette use among youths, calling on the agency to take action on a recent court ruling directing it to set a deadline for manufacturers to submit their products for public health review if they wish to remain on the market.