Obamacare gives Cook County Health a financial boost

  

The Affordable Care Act has provided a booster shot to the Cook County Health and Hospitals System, what county officials hope is the beginning of the road to financial well-being. The public health system’s revenue, including Cook County tax dollars,… [Read More]

CCHHS Announces 70,000 members in CountyCare

  

Cook County Officials Announce 70,000 CountyCare Members Declare Medicaid expansion in Cook County working CHICAGO – Joined by United States Senator Richard Durbin and Cook County Board President Toni Preckwinkle, Dr. Ram Raju, CEO, CCHHS, announced today that 70,000 Cook… [Read More]

Dr. Raju’s Op Ed in Crain’s

  

For decades there’s been a lot of talk about how America can reinvent its health care system. As the world’s richest country, we spent $2.6 trillion on health care in 2010 alone or $8,402 per person. Yet, millions are still… [Read More]

CCHHS Announces 115,000 Apply for CountyCare

  

CHICAGO – Cook County Health & Hospitals System (CCHHS) Chief Executive Officer, Dr. Ram Raju today announced the health system has achieved its goal of 115,000 applications for CountyCare, an early roll out of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Cook… [Read More]

Dr. Raju Explains How ObamaCare Affects You

  

Cook County Health Systems CEO Dr Ram Raju explained how the now effective Affordable Care Act will affect you and what plan is right for your family, on the launch day of President Obama’s healthcare law. Chicago News and Weather… [Read More]

CCHHS Prepares for Affordable Care Act

  

CHICAGO – With the opening of the insurance marketplace set for October 1, Cook County Health & Hospitals System CEO, Ram Raju, MD, encouraged low-income Cook County adults to visit www.countycare.com or call 1-312-864-8200 to see if they are eligible for… [Read More]

Cook County & Gov. Quinn Increase Health Care Coverage

  

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today signed legislation that enacts a critical part of President Obama’s Affordable Care Act (ACA) by making Medicaid coverage available to all low-income adults in Illinois. Today’s action delivers on a major priority announced by… [Read More]

Dr. Raju Focuses on Affordable Care Act Upheld

  

Today, the United States Supreme Court upheld the vast majority of the Affordable Care Act.  This is a momentous decision for our patients and for healthcare in this Country. In Washington D.C., they recently unveiled a beautiful monument to one… [Read More]