Illinois doctors who agree to treat Medicaid patients will get paid less for doing it under one scenario Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn is considering.It deals with something called "the reimbursement rate."For example, a dentist might get about $75 for filling a cavity for someone with private insurance.
Low income Illinois families will get bigger tax refunds under legislation signed into law Tuesday.Gov. Pat Quinn put his signature on a bill helping poor, working families. Single parents working a minimum wage job earning about $12,800 annually will save about $150 on their taxes next year.