Category: Medicaid/Medicare

Senate’s MCO subcommittee signs off on various bills

The Senate Health Committee’s Managed Care Organization subcommittee approved several bills Wednesday, including one intended to improve communication between plans, providers and the state.
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Graciela Guzman on expanding healthcare options for immigrants

Last December saw Illinois become the first state in the country to provide Medicaid-like coverage to undocumented seniors. Now, advocates are calling on lawmakers to expand that program to include all adults 19 and older, regardless of immigration status.
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Illinois launches pilot initiative to vaccinate seniors in underserved communities

Illinois will partner with health plans on a new initiative aimed at vaccinating senior residents in underserved communities, officials announced Wednesday.
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House committee approves plan modifying Children’s Health Insurance Program’s structure

A House committee approved a plan Friday that would change the structure of the Children's Health Insurance Program so it falls under the state's Medicaid expansion.
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