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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]

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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]

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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]

CCHHS Talks CountyCare with CAN-TV

CCHHS Talks CountyCare with CAN-TV

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Crain checks in with County on CountyCare

County pushes Medicaid program enrollment The Illinois Department of Human Services has approved about 2,200 applications so far for CountyCare, the new Medicaid program launched by the Cook County Health and Hospitals System. The county is submitting up to 300… [Read More]

Crains Chicago Business

Crain’s Checks in with Dr. Raju at City Club Chicago-CEO talks about selling health insurance

Dr. Ramanathan Raju wants Cook County hospital to get into the health insurance business, selling plans on a statewide health insurance exchange, a move he says could generate much-needed revenue. The ambitious proposal by the CEO of the Cook County… [Read More]

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CountyCare begins at Health System

County services will shift from emergency care to “medical home” model This week Cook County will start sending letters to about 115,000 of its low-income residents inviting them to enroll in the county’s new Medicaid program. Adults under 65 with… [Read More]