Illinois Healthcare News

September 17, 2018 | by Andreea Ciulac

An Online Quiz is Raising HIV Awareness Among Illinois Residents

HIV Care

September 17, 2018

An Online Quiz is Raising HIV Awareness Among Illinois Residents

Illinois HIV Care Connect just released a one of a kind quiz to educate HIV-positive Illinois

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ischemic stroke

September 14, 2018

Ischemic stroke research at UICOMP receives federal grant

The University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria will receive $1.8 million from the National

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Emergency Pharmacy

September 13, 2018

Controversy Over Funds for Emergency Pharmacy Benefits in Illinois

The Rauner administration is once again under fire. This time, three Illinois lawmakers seek

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telehealth services

September 13, 2018

Illinois Ramps Up Fight Against Opioid Epidemic with Expansion of Telehealth Services

In a move meant to provide medical access to millions of patients, Illinois has approved a raft of

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Missouri Medicaid

September 05, 2018

Data breach at Missouri Medicaid. Some Illinois patients are impacted.

The personal information of almost 20,000 children was accidentally disclosed in a healthcare data

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medical supply

September 04, 2018

New Illinois healthcare bill passes to prevent medical supply companies from gaining monopoly

A bill that would prevent certain medical supply companies from gaining monopoly power has been

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Medical Marijuana Expansion Law

September 03, 2018

Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signs the Medical Marijuana expansion law

Governor Bruce Rauner has signed into law a bill that markedly changes the state of Illinois’

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Essential Health Benefit-benchmark

September 01, 2018

Illinois becomes first state to change Essential Health Benefit-benchmark plan

Illinois is now the only state in the nation to change its essential health benefit

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Medically fragile

August 23, 2018

A New Illinois Healthcare Bill to Help ‘Medically Fragile’ Kids

Illinois governor Bruce Rauner has signed a bill that will give better Medicaid coverage to

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pain policies

August 17, 2018

Report: Illinois Has Room For Improvement When It Comes to Pain Policies For Cancer Patients

Illinois is being praised in a new report for increasing access to healthcare through Medicaid and

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affordable health insurance Illinois

August 16, 2018

Is More Affordable Health Insurance Coming to Illinois?

Illinois could offer more affordable health insurance to more people by 2019, as reported by The

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executive committee

August 13, 2018

Could Illinois Primary Health Care Association’s New Executive Committee Bring Real Change?

After weeks in the media spotlight and under public scrutiny, the Illinois Primary Health Care

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howard buffett

August 11, 2018

Howard Buffett Announces $30M Illinois Investment to Fight Drug Addiction

The private foundation of Howard Buffett, eldest son of Berkshire Hathaway’s billionaire

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Illinois Veteran's Nursing Home Lawsuit

August 09, 2018

Illinois Faces Another Lawsuit Over Legionnaires’ Disease Outbreak Death

The state of Illinois faces another lawsuit over the wrongful death of a veteran after reported

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Hepatitis C increase in Illinois

August 06, 2018

Injection Drug Use Endemic Spawns Increase in Illinois Hepatitis C Cases

The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) has announced that the prevalence of hepatitis C

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August 05, 2018

Four Cities Are Suing Trump Administration Over ACA Rollback

Baltimore, Chicago, Columbus, and Cincinnati sued the Trump administration on Thursday, August 2,

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patricia bellock

August 03, 2018

Illinois State Rep. Patricia Bellock to Head the State Department of Healthcare

State Rep. Patricia Bellock has accepted Gov. Bruce Rauner’s recent appointment to serve as

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August 02, 2018

Illinois on Track to Adopt New Telemedicine Law

A task force to modernize Illinois’ telemedicine policies in order to improve quality and

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August 01, 2018

Illinois Lawmakers Calling for Hearing and Overhaul of Health Care Association

The fallout from racially charged remarks that led to the resignation of Illinois Primary Health

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