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PI Original
by Ellyn Fortino
Tue Jun 9, 2015

Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Could Impact Subsidies For 232,000 Illinoisans

Progress Illinois takes a look at what's at stake in the Supreme Court case on Obamacare and its tax subsidies. 

PI Original
by Ellyn Fortino
Wed Feb 18, 2015

Critics Slam Rauner's Budget Over 'Morally Reprehensible' Cuts

Republican Gov. Bruce Rauner is calling for massive cuts to health care, education and other vital services as part of his budget blueprint to "turnaround" Illinois. Progress Illinois rounds up some of the praise and outrage that has poured in following Rauner's first budget address.

Quick Hit
by Ashlee Rezin
Tue Feb 19, 2013

New Report Calls For Medicaid Expansion Legislation To Pass In Illinois

In a February report called 'Closing the Medicaid Coverage Gap', Voices For Illinois Children announced its support for the Affordable Care Act’s Medicaid expansion.

When the U.S. Supreme Court endorsed the fundamental legality of the Affordable Care Act in June, it left open the option for states to decide on various aspects of participation, including the Medicaid expansion.

“Illinois should take advantage of a unique opportunity to offer health care coverage to hundreds of thousands of low-income residents,” the report reads. “Given that the federal government will provide nearly all of the funding, extending Medicaid eligibility is a very good bargain for Illinois. We can’t afford to pass up this valuable opportunity.”