health insurance

Affordable Care Act
11:29 pm
Sun September 29, 2013

Are You Eligible For Subsidized Health Insurance? Use This Calculator To Find Out.


Confused about Obamacare? You're not alone. Nearly all Americans will be required to have health insurance starting January 1, 2014, or else they will be liable for a tax penalty. But many people aren't sure if they qualify and they have no clear idea of how much insurance might cost.

WNIJ can help. By entering data like zip code, income, age, family size and other factors into the Obamacare Calculator below, users can get estimates of the tax subsidies and insurance premiums available to them if they purchase insurance through the marketplaces, or exchanges.

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4:15 am
Wed March 20, 2013

Judge Upholds Health Insurance Law

Attorney Don Craven
Credit Craven Law Office

A Sangamon County judge has upheld a new Illinois law that requires state employees pay for their health insurance upon retirement.

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6:24 pm
Thu June 28, 2012

Gov. Quinn praises high court ruling on Affordable Care Act

Governor Pat Quinn


Governor Pat Quinn hailed the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling upholding the federal health care law, calling it “a great day for Illinois and a great day for our country.”

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11:38 am
Sat May 12, 2012

Plan to end state retirees' free health insurance premiums goes to Governor

The Illinois  Senate approved the measure Thursday, and Governor Pat Quinn says he'll sign it into law.

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