The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is set to roll out a revamped version of a program aimed at rooting out fraud in home health agencies - and Illinois will again be the first state it targets.
Author: Ryan Voyles
NorthShore University HealthSystem launched this week what it believes is the state’s first orthopedic and spine specialty hospital at its Skokie Hospital.
Several lawmakers are looking to change the process for closing hospitals in response to the potential shuttering of Westlake Hospital.
Illinois Attorney General Kwame Raoul joined 38 other attorneys general in questioning a recent draft report from a federal pain management task force.
Illinois hospitals are calling for $500 million in state capital funds for hospitals ready to transform their facilities as healthcare increasingly shifts towards outpatient care.
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Illinois is processing only one in five Medicaid eligibility determinations for long-term care within the required timeframe.
Addressing the high number of Illinois Medicaid beneficiaries who lose coverage when redetermining their eligibility is a key focus of the Department of Healthcare and Family Services, Director Theresa Eagleson testified at a hearing late last week.
Eight Illinois hospitals have been awarded $13.4 million through the Illinois Department of Human Service's State Opioid Response Hospital Screening and Warm Handoff project.
President Donald Trump’s plan to allow more individuals and small businesses to band together to create group health plans faces an uncertain future after a federal judge struck down the provision late Thursday.
Arlington Height’s Northwest Community Healthcare is seeking state approval of a 70,000-square-foot medical office building in Buffalo Grove.
Illinois has sued the federal government in an effort to reverse a decision requiring repayment of nearly $145 million in reimbursements to two Chicago hospitals.
The Quincy Medical Group has asked the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board for another opportunity to provide information on its proposed surgery center during an upcoming board meeting.
A new bill pushed by Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., and Rep. Robin Kelly, D-Matteson, would expand Medicaid coverage for new mothers.