ILLINOIS -- The state wants to protect the most vulnerable from unplanned pregnancies.
ILLINOIS -- Medicaid reimbursements in our state are causing a problem for the federal government.
ILLINOIS -- More people are taking care of their teeth. It's all thanks to Medicaid restoring dental benefits for patients.
SPRINGFIELD -- Fifteen people form the area have recently been indicted on Medicaid fraud.
ILLINOIS -- More money is headed to healthcare and the poor.
ILLINOIS -- The wait for Medicaid benefits is taking longer than usual.
TILTON -- A fraud scandal cut off medical care for dozens, just when some needed it most.
BLOOMINGTON -- Patients are left with no care after the owner of Passages Hospice is arrested.
Latest: 10:06 pm, 2/16/14, Sunday ILLINOIS -- The state is planning to roll out a major Medicaid overhaul this year, but some healthcare providers say it's all happening too fast.
ILLINOIS -- Parents of children with disabilities are finally winning a battle with the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- An Illinois mom is taking her case to the nation's highest court.
Update: 10:06 pm SPRINGFIELD -- Wednesday some questions were answered about changes in health insurance for state retirees.
URBANA -- People at the Champaign County Nursing Home will face higher fees.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois ranks 36th in the country when it comes to delivering healthcare services to low-income residents.
SPRINGFIELD -- Illinois is partnering with another Great Lakes state to help cut the cost of Medicaid.
URBANA -- Thousands of people are expected to enroll in the Medicaid Program this fall because of the Affordable Care Act.
SPRINGFIELD -- The state has been ordered to cancel its contract with a consulting company by the end of the year.
SPRINGFIELD -- Thousands of uninsured people in the state will soon have access to healthcare.
URBANA -- An area hospital had a pop quiz Tuesday.
SPRINGFIELD -- Advocates are working to expand Medicaid in the state.
SPRINGFIELD -- Lawmakers aren't just debating pension reform.
SPRINGFIELD -- Cuts to Medicaid are leaving some seniors without access to certain healthcare programs.
SPRINGFIELD -- Addicts may have an easier time getting treatment if the state decides to expand the Medicaid system.
SPRINGFIELD -- New numbers from the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services show a lot of people on the Medicaid rolls may not be qualified.
SPRINGFIELD -- A political think tank says expanding Medicaid will cost taxpayers billions more than the state claims.
SPRINGFIELD -- Last year the state cut more than $1.5 billion from its Medicare program, but a new report shows the actual savings are a lot less.
SPRINGFIELD -- Nearly 2 million people in Illinois don't have health insurance.
DANVILLE -- Voters also had a say in the future of the Vermilion County Nursing Home.
HUMBOLDT -- This woman is fighting for her husband's life.
DANVILLE -- One lawmaker is pushing to get the ball rolling on Medicaid changes.
SPRINGFIELD -- The push to get Governor Quinn to act on Medicaid reform is far from over.
SPRINGFIELD -- Republican leaders are calling on Governor Quinn to start making Medicaid cuts. They say the longer he waits, the more it'll cost.
SPRINGFIELD -- It looks like the state will be dealing with another lawsuit. This one over medical services for people with disabilities.
Update: 4:33 pm, 9/10/12, Monday
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn's plans to expand Medicaid might come to a standstill.
SPRINGFIELD -- A group of families is protesting Medicaid cuts that could cause their children to live in hospitals and nursing homes.
SPRINGFIELD -- Governor Quinn finally pulls the trigger on Medicaid cuts.
DANVILLE -- Voters may decide the fate of the county nursing home. Tuesday night the Vermilion County Board will decide if selling the county nursing home will be on the November ballot.
SPRINGFIELD -- A spokesperson for the state's health care department says notices have started going out to those who will be affected by a massive restructuring of Illinois' Medicaid system.
SPRINGFIELD-- Many are starting to feel the pain of the state's Medicaid cuts.
A bill to cut billions from Medicaid and a bill to add one dollar to cigarette tax has passed both in the house and senate.
Lawmakers say they're doing their best work fast and efficiently, but tax payers say they're being left in the dark.
People on Medicaid got the news they were dreading. The Governor says he'll sign a bill that would cut benefits. Now Medicaid recipients are trying to figure out they'll get health care when they need it.
Governor Quinn is urging lawmakers to finish what they started with Medicaid reform.
As we told you yesterday, the General Assembly agreed to cut one and half billion dollars in benefits. But without a dollar hike in the cigarette tax, Medicaid is still in trouble.
SPRINGFIELD -- A Medicaid overhaul bill is on its way to Governor Quinn's desk.
SPRINGFIELD-- The Illinois Policy Institute unveiled its Medicaid proposal today. Its calling for dozens of reforms all aimed at cleaning up the system.
SPRINGFIELD- Big cuts are coming to Medicaid here in Illinois. Governor Quinn just rolled out his latest plan, and it's going to affect thousands who depend on the state for health care.
SPRINGFIELD - Lawmakers have a long list of options to reach $2.7 billion in Medicaid cuts this spring, but not many of them would be popular.
State officials are searching Medicaid records for fraud without the federal government's approval.