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What Happens if your Insurance Plan Goes Under?
Feb. 1, 2016
The deadline to sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act was Sunday night at midnight. Consumers signed up for a variety of plans, but not all of them are created equally.
Health Coverage Sign Up Deadline Sunday
Jan. 26, 2016
This Sunday is the deadline to enroll in health care coverage in Illinois.
Federal Panel Finalizes Mammogram Advice
Jan. 11, 2016
Mammograms should start at age 50 and be performed every two years until age 74, the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force says. For some women in their 40s, the benefits may exceed the risks.
Obamacare Sign-Ups Could Get a Bump as Higher Penalties Kick-In
Dec. 16, 2015
The deadline for buying health insurance that starts Jan. 1 has arrived. Many people who lack coverage in 2016 will face fines that could reach thousands of dollars.
Senate Passes Bill To Defund Planned Parenthood, Repeal Health Law
Dec. 4, 2015
The House has managed to vote more than 50 times to repeal all or part of the health care law, but it's always been tougher in the Senate. They are symbolic votes that the president would veto.
House calls for the homebound make a comeback
Nov. 11, 2015
"You can evaluate the person as a whole," says Dr. Roberta Miller, who has been a home care physician for more than 20 years. The traditional house call may be the future of medicine.
NorthShore losing thousands of patients in Blue Cross shift
Nov. 2, 2015
Illinois patients will likely pay higher costs to stay with their doctor, or travel farther for care.
Jeb Bush's plan to replace Obamacare
Oct. 14, 2015
The plan could lower premium prices but also disproportionately hit low-income Americans.
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