State lawmakers are moving forward with a plan preventing state banking regulators from punishing financial institutions for doing business with the Illinois medical marijuana industry as an Illinois congressman says momentum seems to be growing for a similar act at the national level.
Author: Ryan Voyles
New legislation would make Illinois' medical marijuana pilot program permanent and expand the number of conditions it covers.
A new report released Thursday argues that Illinois can address a shortage in registered nurses by implementing minimum nurse-staffing mandates.
A U.S. Chamber of Commerce executive highlighted Wednesday how state and local business groups have used a new federal rule to offer health plans to their members.
The Illinois Supreme Court declined Wednesday to take up an appeal brought forth by an anti-abortion group hoping to overturn a law allowing state employee health insurance and Medicaid to cover abortions.
Republican lawmakers and hundreds of anti-abortion protestors took to Springfield Wednesday in hopes of stymying efforts to expand access to abortion services.
A Senate committee approved a plan Tuesday allowing minors to receive an abortion without having to notify their parents or legal guardians.
Lawmakers are considering ways to encourage more people to donate organs.
Over a third of graduating Illinois medical students are remaining in the state to complete their residencies, with internal medicine the top pick for students.
Efforts to expand Medicaid coverage for early autism diagnoses and treatment have cleared a House committee.
A group of state lawmakers is hoping to extend Medicaid coverage for new mothers to a year after they give birth to help reverse a rise in the death rate among pregnant Illinois women.
Fueled by a shift to value-based care, house calls are making a comeback.