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Telemedicine task force wraps up work

The state’s telemedicine task force wrapped up its work last week with a final report to Gov. Bruce Rauner calling for an expansion of the providers and places that are eligible for Medicaid reimbursement. It also said that reimbursement for telemedicine should be on par with care delivered in person.
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Auto-enrollment for integrated health homes pushed back

The Department of Healthcare and Family Services is pushing back auto-enrollment for integrated health homes as it continues to collect applications for providers interested in participating. It’s also expecting federal approval to relax education requirements for care coordinators, officials announced Friday at the Medicaid Advisory Committee meeting. “The significant announcement by [HFS] Director [Patti] Bellock, […]

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Study: Illinois Medicaid expansion reduced uninsured emergency department visits

The expansion of Medicaid in Illinois helped low-income families rely less on emergency department visits for medical care, according to a new study presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics national conference Friday. The research shows that Medicaid expansion was associated with a “significant drop in uncompensated care in emergency departments” between 2009 and 2015, […]

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