CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois lawmakers may have one more chance to approve a state-run health insurance marketplace during the fall legislative session that starts Wednesday. But it could be an uphill slog despite new forces that change the political calculations.
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CHICAGO (AP) — More than 70 Illinois events in libraries, hospitals and churches are being held to mark the launch of insurance sign-up season under the nation’s health care overhaul.
As the second round of insurance enrollment starts for the Affordable Care Act, the Knox County Health Department prepares not just to continue to help sign people up, but also to help people understand their benefits.
CHICAGO (AP) — A second round of enrollment under President Barack Obama’s health care law is underway. Saturday marks the start of the open enrollment season for people buying private health policies on the health law’s marketplace, HealthCare.gov.
CHICAGO (AP) — Eleven health centers in Illinois are receiving $2.4 million in federal funding to support mental health and substance abuse treatment.
A local lawmaker says as long as they’re serving, they will continue to try and repeal the Affordable Care Act. Problem is, however, not in getting legislation to a vote in the House.
CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn’s administration is allowing an additional year’s extension for existing health insurance plans that fall short of coverage requirements in the nation’s health care law.
CHICAGO (AP) — Federal officials say more than 217,000 Illinois residents chose health plans in the new insurance marketplace under President Barack Obama’s health care law.
Early last week hosted the deadline for the open enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act.