Category Archives: Medicaid

Pat Quinn’s Major Loss Over Forced Healthcare Worker Unionization

-By Warner Todd Huston Several years ago the Governor of Illinois decided with a fiat decision to hand his union buddies millions of free taxpayer dollars by suddenly forcing all private in-home healthcare workers to be unionized without their knowledge … Continue reading

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Bankrupt Illinois Spent $12 Million on Medicaid for Dead People

-By Warner Todd Huston Illinois is constantly at the bottom in every metric that measures our most successful states. It is perennially either the 48th, 49th, or 50th worst state in every category. And now we learn that the state … Continue reading

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Ask Peter: Real World Impact of ObamaCare and Illinois Exchanges

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… WASHINGTON – Congressman Peter Roskam (IL-06) released the latest installment of Ask Peter today, a frequent video conversation with Sixth District residents about issues important to them. In this … Continue reading

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AFP: Illinois, Say NO to Medicaid Expansion!‏

From Americans For Prosperity-Illinois… This Tuesday, the Illinois Senate’s Public Health Committee will consider S.B. 26, which would expand Medicaid in Illinois to include an additional 500,000 individuals. Currently, more than 35% of Illinois doctors do not accept new Medicaid … Continue reading

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Obama Pays Off Chicago and County $100 Million a Year Federal Waiver

-By Warner Todd Huston It must be nice to have friends in high places! Ask Cook County, Illinois Board President Toni Preckwinkle who just reaped a huge back room payoff from Da Prez in Washington. In the best Chicago-style politics, … Continue reading

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HHS Secretary Sebelius Claims with Straight Face Recent Drop in Employer-Sponsored Health Coverage Isn’t Due to Obamacare

From the office of Rep. Peter Roskam (R, Illinois 6th District)… Transcript, Ways & Means Committee Hearing, 02/28/12: Chief Deputy Whip Roskam: “How about when the president said you can keep your healthcare coverage if you like it. And yet, … Continue reading

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Cliff Surges calls for Medicaid system reform as Illinois heads for crisis

From the campaign of Cliff Surges for State Senate (33rd District)… The present facts of the Illinois Medicaid system are staggering. The state is pushing Medicaid payments off to future budgets which has caused a backlog of $1.8 billion of … Continue reading

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