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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.
Bills due in Illinois for Medicaid recipients
Sep. 10, 2015
As a result of the budget impasse, many social services aren’t on track to receive money and it’s the same for the state’s public universities.
Chicago-area doctor pleads guilty to $4M Medicare fraud
Sep. 9, 2015
A physician from Chicago's western suburbs has pleaded guilty to federal charges he cost Medicare by approving unnecessary treatments.
Judge orders state to pay Cook County Medicaid providers
Jul. 23, 2015
Thursday’s ruling adds yet another to the growing list of government services deemed too important for the state to skip out on, even though Gov. Bruce Rauner and Democrats haven’t agreed on a spending plan.
Immigrants face barriers on health care site
Feb. 13, 2014
Despite news this week that tens of thousands of Illinoisans signed up on the healthcare exchange, immigrants still face unique barriers to enrollment.
GOP conference draws lawmakers, picketers
Aug. 8, 2013
More than a thousand conservative lawmakers and business executives from across the nation are gathering in Chicago to craft policy proposals that could be pushed in state capitols next year.
Chicago docs, hospital owner arrested
Apr. 16, 2013
Authorities have arrested the owner of Chicago's Sacred Heart Hospital, another executive and four doctors in an alleged kickback conspiracy.
Medicaid expansion rolls out
Nov. 19, 2012
This week Cook County will start sending letters to about 115,000 of its low-income residents inviting them to enroll in the county’s new Medicaid program.
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