Cook County’s early Medicaid expansion under way


CHICAGO (AP) – Cook County officials say 37,000 applications have been initiated in a new program that will provide insurance coverage without cost to patients. The CountyCare program expands Medicaid coverage a year ahead of what’s coming in many states… [Read More]

Are We Seeing the Birth of Single Payer Healthcare?


Dr. Ram Raju, CEO Cook County Health & Hospitals joins Thom Hartmann. Residents of Cook County, Illinois are about to see some significant new benefts thanks to President Obama and the Affordable Care Act. Starting this week – more than… [Read More]