A Look At State Of ACA In Illinois Ahead Of Dec. 15 Deadline

The Trump administration is halting billions of dollars in payments required under the ACA, citing a district court decision in New Mexico from earlier this year. Insurers say, the timing of the decision could mean higher premiums for millions of individuals and small businesses next year.
The Trump administration is halting billions of dollars in payments required under the ACA, citing a district court decision in New Mexico from earlier this year. Insurers say, the timing of the decision could mean higher premiums for millions of individuals and small businesses next year.
The Trump administration is halting billions of dollars in payments required under the ACA, citing a district court decision in New Mexico from earlier this year. Insurers say, the timing of the decision could mean higher premiums for millions of individuals and small businesses next year.
The Trump administration is halting billions of dollars in payments required under the ACA, citing a district court decision in New Mexico from earlier this year. Insurers say, the timing of the decision could mean higher premiums for millions of individuals and small businesses next year.

A Look At State Of ACA In Illinois Ahead Of Dec. 15 Deadline

The deadline to apply for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is midnight on Saturday, December 15.

Morning Shift discusses what people need to know if they still plan to sign up and why fewer people in Illinois are taking advantage of the program so far this year.

GUEST: Lisa Schencker, Chicago Tribune health business reporter

LEARN MORE: Illinois lawmakers push back against Trump administration’s expansion of short-term health insurance (Chicago Tribune 11/28/18)

Is the Obamacare exchange losing its appeal for Illinois consumers? Sign-ups down 26 percent during start of open enrollment (Chicago Tribune 11/21/18)

Illinois Sees Additional Funding Cuts For ACA Navigators (WILL Radio 9/17)