The state is receiving an additional $29 million in federal funding to fight the opioid crisis, bringing its recent total to $61 million. The new funding is from the Department of Health and Human Services’ Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, and is part of $930 million in state opioid response grants announced nationally […]
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President Donald Trump's administration unveiled a final rule Wednesday that will allow short-term health plans to last up to a year and be renewable for an additional two years.
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi called for expanding coverage through the Affordable Care Act and lambasted what she described as Republican efforts to “sabotage” the law Saturday.
Advocate Aurora Health would take on more risk and move more quickly to implement a “truly value-based healthcare system” if certain changes were made to the Stark Law, Chief Integration Officer Mike Lappin testified this week at a U.S. House Ways and Means Health Subcommittee hearing.
Illinois Sens. Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin are joining fellow Democrats in calling for the Department of Health and Human Services to provide more information on the navigator program under the Affordable Care Act. In past years, the federal government has helped fund efforts to assist consumers in enrolling in the ACA’s health insurance exchanges.