Author: Tim Stumm

Medicaid plans move towards support of hospital assessment legislation

Lawmakers and other officials working on a proposal to renew the state’s hospital assessment program have eased the concerns of the Illinois Association of Medicaid Health Plans. Executive Director Samantha Olds Frey said at a hearing earlier this month that her group was set to oppose the bill if it didn’t include provisions on rate transparency.

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HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital adds New Medical Office Building to Campus

Decatur — Plans for a new medical office building on the HSHS St. Mary’s Hospital campus were recently approved by the Decatur City Council on Tuesday, February 20. The new space will house HSHS Medical Group specialists and provide patients with greater ease and access to treatment. “The patients are at the center of this […]

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Memorial Hospital Belleville, Memorial Hospital East and Memorial Foundation name new members to Boards of Directors

Dr. Adriena C. Beatty of Shiloh was named to the board of directors for Memorial Hospital Belleville. She is a board certified obstetrician/gynecologist with Memorial Medical Group/BJC Medical Group of Illinois. Dr. Beatty is the site leader for BJC Medical Group at Memorial.

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Senate panel advances legislation requiring floor rate for durable medical equipment

A Senate committee advanced legislation Tuesday requiring that managed care organizations pay in-network providers of durable medical equipment no less than fee-for-service rates.

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OSF HealthCare, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois reach agreement over former Presence hospitals

OSF HealthCare and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois agreed to a multi-year deal last week ensuring that Blue Cross Blue Shield members will have access to care at OSF's Urbana and Danville hospitals.

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Aquino added to hospital assessment workgroup

Sen. Omar Aquino, D-Chicago, has joined a legislative working group focused on revamping the state’s hospital assessment program. He replaces retiring Sen. Donne Trotter, D-Chicago, according to a statement from Aquino.

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