Illinoisans are increasingly going to out-of-network providers for mental health and substance abuse treatment, according to a report published by Milliman and commissioned by the Bowman Family Foundation.
Author: Ryan Voyles
Centene is selling IlliniCare Health Plan to CVS Health, the insurer announced Monday.
OSF HealthCare said millions of dollars owed to them over the past five years for services provided was the main reason they plan to terminate their contract with Meridian Health Plan of Illinois, the system said in a statement to Health News Illinois Monday evening.
Centene has entered a definitive agreement to sell its Illinois health plan subsidiary, IlliniCare Health Plan, to CVS Health, the two companies announced Monday morning.
U.S. Sen Dick Durbin, D-Ill., is asking the Department of Health and Human Services to “examine” how it's defining “electronic health information” in a new rule.
A collection of Chicago healthcare leaders laid out potential solutions for improving care for the city's most vulnerable patients during an event last week hosted by the Health Care Council of Chicago.
Members of the National Nurses Organizing Committee/National Nurses United voted “overwhelmingly” to approve a new four-year contract with the University of Chicago Medical Center, the union announced last week.
Illinois is among the top 10 states in the country for the number of residents living more than five years after being diagnosed with lung cancer, according to a new report from the American Lung Association.
Providers, insurers and lawmakers must work together to bolster Chicago's safety net system, David Smith, CEO of Third Horizon Strategies, said at an event Monday morning hosted by the Health Care Council of Chicago.
Mercyhealth won its appeal Monday to construct a 13-bed hospital in Crystal Lake.Read More
The Delta Dental of Illinois Foundation and the Illinois Children’s Healthcare Foundation will provide a total of $1.1 million to 12 health clinics in the state to support the integration of medical and dental care for children, the two groups announced last week.
A national union representing 2,200 nurses at the University of Chicago Medical Center has called off a strike planned for Tuesday after the two sides reached a tentative agreement on a new contract over the weekend.
Dr. Don Berwick, former administrator at the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services, has a scorecard for the public to use when considering healthcare reform plans.