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Hospitals fight for reimbursement

ILLINOIS (WCIA) -- Officials with rural and inner city hospitals say they are tired of not getting money owed to them. Hospitals with large Medicaid populations rely heavily on reimbursements from Managed Care ...

Legislation Looks to Protect Illinois' Rural Hospitals

Illinois Information Service - March 5, 2019 -- A group of Illinois lawmakers joined safety-net hospitals on Tuesday to call for landmark reform of managed care companies under Illinois' Medicaid program. ...

Illinois bills would reform Medicaid managed care

The Quad City Times - May 5, 2019 -- Two bills introduced to the Illinois Statehouse would reform managed care companies under Illinois' Medicaid program. House Bill 2814 and Senate Bill 1807 aim to "provide ...

Lawmakers push for Medicaid managed care reform

By Peter Hancock | Capitol News Illinois | phancock@capitolnewsillinois.com SPRINGFIELD – Democratic state leaders said Tuesday that Illinois’ “managed care” Medicaid system is threatening the ...

Lawmakers propose bills to improve access to quality health care

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WRSP) — Lawmakers and members from the hospital community want change from Medicaid Managed Care providers. Officials said they want Medicaid insurance providers to speed up their hospital ...

Illinois hospitals say they're not getting paid, question state's outsourcing of ...

Chicago Tribune – March 11, 2019, 3:30 p.m. -- It was supposed to be a winning arrangement for everyone. Last year, Illinois’ governor at the time, Bruce Rauner, revamped and expanded a program for paying ...

The Loretto Hospital Paying It Forward to Help Family Members of Employees During ...

CHICAGO, IL – January 22, 2019 – “While I do not stand in judgement of the federal government’s decision, people are hurting and we have to do something,” President and CEO George N. ...

The Loretto Hospital Launches New Clinical Trial Research Program

CHICAGO, IL – November 5, 2018 – The Loretto Hospital announced today that it now hosts FDA-approved clinical trials. Each clinical trial will be coordinated through the hospital’s new Clinical ...

CEO George Miller Is Inducted Into the "Academy Of Distinguished Alumni" At Bowling ...

CHICAGO, IL – October 9, 2018 – Bowling Green State University’s (BGSU) Board of Trustees, faculty, staff, alumni and students has named Loretto Hospital President and CEO, George N. Miller, Jr., ...

Senator Dick Durbin Visits Loretto CEO To Address Current And Looming Health Care ...

CHICAGO, IL – October 28, 2018 – Sen. Richard (Dick) Durbin met with CEO George N. Miller, Jr., last week to hear the plethora of concerns safety-net hospitals like The Loretto Hospital face in ...

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