CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration wants to double down on long-acting birth control methods for the poor, hoping to save taxpayer money on unplanned pregnancies.
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CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois is placing tight restrictions on a new hepatitis C drug that costs $1,000 per pill. Medicaid patients must meet 25 criteria and get prior approval before the government health care program will pay for Sovaldi.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois’ top Medicaid official has announced a timetable for moving hundreds of thousands of poor and disabled patients into managed care health plans.
CHICAGO (AP) — Gov. Pat Quinn has signed on to a plan to keep the Illinois Poison Center open after it has seen a number of budget cuts in recent years.
CHICAGO (AP)–Gov. Pat Quinn is promising tighter controls after a review found that the Illinois Medicaid program paid an estimated $12 million for medical services for people who were dead.
CHICAGO (AP) — Two public hearings are scheduled on a proposal to restructure much of the Illinois Medicaid health care system for low-income and disabled patients.