The Illinois Health and Hospital Association has filed a brief in a Supreme Court case that could impact which hospitals receive property tax exemptions.
Author: Tim Stumm
The head of the state’s insurance department praised a new proposal from President Donald Trump’s administration that would allow insurers to offer short-term policies that don’t comply with Affordable Care Act regulations.
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.
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.
Gov. Bruce Rauner unveiled a $37.6 billion spending plan Wednesday that reduces spending on healthcare for state employees, cuts rates for Medicaid providers and decreases funding for several programs.
A revised proposal updating the state’s hospital assessment program drew concerns from lawmakers, Medicaid plans and union members at a Tuesday public hearing.
A proposed merger between Advocate Health Care and Wisconsin-based Aurora Health Care has cleared a key hurdle, gaining approval from the Federal Trade Commission, according to a joint statement from the health systems.
Community health centers are breathing a sigh of relief after lawmakers approved two more years of a key federal fund. The budget agreement signed Friday by President Donald Trump provides nearly $8 billion for the centers, renewing a fund that expired in September.
More than 100 state and local organizations are calling on Gov. Bruce Rauner to not add work requirements to Illinois’ Medicaid program.
The AIDS Foundation of Chicago called out Gov. Bruce Rauner’s administration in a statement for not spending nearly $10 million in HIV funding approved in fiscal year 2018.
Feb 12, 2018 | Press Releases
LAKE FOREST – After nearly eight years of careful planning, guests from across Illinois gathered today in Lake Forest to celebrate the ceremonial opening of the new Northwestern Medicine Lake Forest Hospital, which will officially open on March 3, 2018. Experience the interactive Multichannel News Release here: https://www.multivu.com/players/English/8213351-new-northwestern-medicine-lake-forest-hospital/ The new state-of-the-art hospital, which broke ground […]
As Illinois hospitals fight to keep pace with one of the worst flu seasons in history, some are taking steps to shore up their supply of critical IV saline bags used to hydrate patients and administer drugs.