Health Care Service Corporation, the parent company of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois, launched a food delivery service in Chicago last week that it hopes will lead to a decrease in avoidable hospital and emergency room visits.
Author: Tim Stumm
Feb 13, 2019 | Top Stories
The University of Illinois is launching a new genomics center aimed at helping researchers bring technologies and innovations to market.
An independent review board would have to sign off on rates for health insurers under a measure proposed by freshman Rep. Bob Morgan, D-Deerfield.Read More
Federal health officials said Monday that a surge in e-cigarette use has wiped out recent gains in reducing youth tobacco product use.
Feb 11, 2019 | Press Releases
Neurohospitalists round virtually in Pontiac and Bloomington For immediate release (February 7, 2019 | Peoria, IL) – Expertise matters. That’s why OSF HealthCare Illinois Neurological Institute created the...Read More
Managed care organizations would be required to publish quarterly reports on their websites detailing provider payment information, under legislation unveiled last week by Sen. Laura Fine, D-Glenview, and Rep. David McSweeney, R-Barrington Hills - and spearheaded by Comptroller Susana Mendoza.
Gov. J.B. Pritzker released a series of reports from his transition committees Friday, previewing potential healthcare priorities. The reports came on the same day that the administration announced the state faces a $3.2 billion budget gap for the upcoming fiscal year, $400 million higher than previous estimates.
In a recent interview with Health News Illinois, Guzzardi said lawmakers will unveil a package of proposals later this month focusing on “as many of the actors in the supply chain as we can.”
The head of the AIDS Foundation of Chicago is “cautiously encouraged” by President Donald Trump’s call to end the HIV epidemic within the next decade.
UnitedHealthcare said this week that its policy change capping the length of opioid prescriptions for children receiving dental care is having an impact.
Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., has unveiled a plan to crack down on drug price hikes of recently approved drugs.
A hold on automatic Medicaid enrollments for Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois remains in place, a state official said last week. But he said similar holds for Harmony Health Plan aren't in effect after the plan's contract with the program ended last year.
Feb 5, 2019 | Press Releases
ANCOR is thrilled to announce that last week, the State Association Executives (SAE) Forum elected Josh Evans, President & CEO of IARF, to serve as its Chair and Liaison to the ANCOR Board of Directors. In this role, Josh...Read More