Illinois lawmakers criticize Pritzker administrations over handling limits on health care for non-citizens

Senator Cristina Castro, D-Elgin, and Congresswoman Eva-Dina Delgado, D-Chicago, question representatives of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services about proposed changes to programs that offer health benefits to non-citizens of Illinois.  (Andrew Adams/Capitol News Illinois)

Senator Cristina Castro, D-Elgin, and Congresswoman Eva-Dina Delgado, D-Chicago, question representatives of the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services about proposed changes to programs that offer health benefits to non-citizens of Illinois. (Andrew Adams/Capitol News Illinois) Members of a state watchdog committee on Tuesday expressed concern that Governor JB Pritzkers’ administration did not seek … Read more

Pritzker signs bills altering Illinois health insurance market by establishing rate revision, a state market

Oh, I signed!  says State Senator Laura Fine, D-Glenview, as she realizes that her bill giving the Department of Insurance new oversight authority was approved by Gov. JB Pritzker on June 27, 2023. (Andrew Adams/Capitol Illinois News)

Oh, I signed! says State Senator Laura Fine, D-Glenview, as she realizes that her bill giving the Department of Insurance new oversight authority was approved by Gov. JB Pritzker on June 27, 2023. (Andrew Adams/Capitol Illinois News) SPRINGFIELD Gov. JB Pritzker signed into law legislation Tuesday that will dramatically change the health insurance market in … Read more

New measures give Illinois more control over the Obamacare trade

Governor JB Pritzker speaks during a news conference at Chicago Union Station on June 26, 2023.

Illinois will soon run its own Affordable Care Act health insurance market and have the power to stop skyrocketing price hikes on plans sold on it. Gov. JB Pritzker signed a pair of bills on Tuesday aimed at giving Illinois more control over health insurance prices and the Affordable Care Act market, also known as … Read more

Illinois health policy experts discuss Medicaid managed care and the future of eligible dual coverage – State of Reform

Illinois health policy experts discuss Medicaid managed care and the future of eligible dual coverage - State of Reform

Value-based healthcare experts have outlined federal governments changes to the proposed rules for Medicaid managed care and how they report improved alignment and quality of care for dual Medicaid-Medicare eligible special needs plans (D-SNP) at the 2023 Illinois State Health Care Policy Reform Conference earlier this month. Get information on upcoming events, insights from key … Read more