ACA http://northernpublicradio.org en Get Covered Illinois Enrollment Reaches 113,000 http://northernpublicradio.org/post/get-covered-illinois-enrollment-reaches-113000 <p>The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services has&nbsp; released numbers for the first five months of enrollment under the federal Affordable Care Act. According to a news release, 113,733 people enrolled in the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace.</p><p></p> Wed, 12 Mar 2014 11:19:15 +0000 WNIJ 44342 at http://northernpublicradio.org Get Covered Illinois Enrollment Reaches 113,000 GOP Lawmakers Want Review Of Healthcare Navigators http://northernpublicradio.org/post/gop-lawmakers-want-review-healthcare-navigators <p>Five Illinois Republicans are calling for an audit of the state’s Affordable Care Act “navigators.”</p><p>The counselors help people get health coverage under the federal law known as “Obamacare.”</p><p>Representative Mike Bost (R-Murphysboro) says he wants to see where the money used to pay for the program is going.</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 06 Feb 2014 12:16:53 +0000 Lee Strubinger 42766 at http://northernpublicradio.org GOP Lawmakers Want Review Of Healthcare Navigators Officials Unveil Name For Insurance Campaign http://northernpublicradio.org/post/officials-unveil-name-insurance-campaign <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Polls show that many Americans without health insurance still don&rsquo;t know that the Affordable Care Act requires them to get it.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">And many of the uninsured don&rsquo;t know that low-income people can get federal subsidies.</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Pat Quinn&rsquo;s administration is trying to bring folks up to speed through a multi-million dollar advertising campaign.</span></p> Thu, 26 Sep 2013 09:02:48 +0000 WNIJ 36705 at http://northernpublicradio.org Officials Unveil Name For Insurance Campaign