Oak Street Health, Inc. (NYSE: OSH, or the “Company”), a network of value-based primary care centers for adults on Medicare, today announced plans to open centers in Kansas City, Missouri and Kansas City, Kansas, marking its 21st state in 2022.Read More
Author: Ryan Voyles
Oct 5, 2021 | Top Stories
Illinois individuals with disabilities will receive equal pay for work they perform as employees of state vendors, per an executive order signed Monday by Gov. JB Pritzker.
The majority of Chicago parents support COVID-19 vaccine mandates at schools and businesses, according to a new survey by Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Pritzker says no immediate plans to lift indoor mask mandate, Biden reschedules Chicago visit for Thursday
Gov. JB Pritzker said Monday that officials need to see a further downward trajectory in the state’s COVID-19 metrics before they lift the indoor mask mandate.
MATTER will receive $1.3 million in federal funds to support entrepreneurs building solutions to improve health and healthcare, the organization said last week.
Shirley Ryan AbilityLab announced last week that Peggy Kirk and Nancy Paridy will lead the organization.
Massachusetts-based Devoted Health will bring its Medicare Advantage plan to Illinois next year, the company announced last week.
SSM Health will implement a new minimum wage of $15 per hour throughout the system, starting Oct. 10.
Illinois is set to receive $56.7 million from Centene Corp. to resolve an investigation into whether the company submitted inaccurate billing requests as a pharmacy benefit manager for the state, Attorney General Kwame Raoul announced Thursday.
Health News Illinois convened a panel of experts this week to discuss the future of long-term care in the state, including the impact of COVID-19, workforce issues and rate reform. Panelists included: Kelly Cunningham, Medicaid Administrator, Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services Matt Hartman, Executive Director, Illinois Health Care Association Lori Hendren, associate state […]
Sep 29, 2021 | Press Releases
With approval from the University of Illinois Board of Trustees to purchase a recently closed clinical building at 5525 S. Pulaski Road, the University of Illinois Chicago and its health care system, UI Health, will move forward with plans to increase access to comprehensive health care in Chicago’s Gage Park and West Elsdon communities.Read More
Sep 29, 2021 | Press Releases
Oak Street Health, a network of value-based primary care centers for adults on Medicare, is expanding access to more older adults with today’s opening of its new State Street center at 2420 State Street in East St. Louis, Illinois.Read More
Sep 29, 2021 | Top Stories
The Illinois Department of Public Health on Tuesday reported the first human case of rabies in nearly 70 years.
Education board announces $100 million to provide social-emotional and mental health supports for students, educators
The Illinois State Board of Education announced Tuesday it's providing $100 million in grant funding for partnerships between school districts and community organizations to address trauma experienced during the COVID-19 pandemic.