CHICAGO (AP) — The former owner of a now-shuttered Chicago hospital and two top administrators have been convicted in federal court in a scheme to pay hundreds of thousands of dollars in bribes to doctors in exchange for referring patients to the hospital.
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CHAMPAIGN, Ill. (AP) — More than 11,000 Medicaid clients in east-central Illinois are signed up for a managed-care plan that isn’t accepted by many local doctors.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner wants to cut spending on Medicaid by $1.5 billion next year.
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (AP) — Gov. Bruce Rauner’s first budget address will include a proposal to hire more than 470 corrections officers at the state’s prisons.
CHICAGO (AP) — A Chicago psychiatrist has pleaded guilty to taking illegal kickbacks of nearly $600,000 to prescribe an anti-psychotic drug to his patients.
CHICAGO (AP) — The director of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services says she’ll resign Jan. 9 as Republican Gov.-elect Bruce Rauner prepares to take office.
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.
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.