The Illinois House Friday failed to pass legislation meant to protect health insurance benefits under Obamacare.

The measure would prevent Illinois from seeking waivers from the federal law's requirements - like the one that say insurance companies cannot exclude people with pre-existing conditions.

It's no secret that President Donald Trump and the GOP want to put an end to the Affordable Care Act… and they initiated those plans by cutting registration time in half and depleting funding for promotion. How did that impact Illinois?

A report from an Illinois agency says residents who buy insurance on the state's health care exchange could see rate increases for the lowest-priced plans by 2018.

A new report says repealing the Affordable Care Act — also known as Obamacare — would have a disproportionately negative effect in rural parts of Illinois.

Brad Palmer, WSIU Radio

A group of around 60 people took part in a pop-up demonstration during the noon hour Monday outside Congressman Mike Bost's office in Carbondale.

They were there to protest Bost's yes vote last week on the American Health Care Act.

Governor Bruce Rauner is less than thrilled with the U.S. House of Representatives' passage of the American Healthcare Act.

The new Republican health care legislation in Congress could cost Illinois $40 billion dollars in federal funding over the next decade. That’s according to the recent report by the Congressional Budget Office.


Governor Bruce Rauner says Illinois wouldn't do very well under congressional Republicans' new health care proposal.

Some conservative groups have also criticized the House GOP's new plan to replace the Affordable Care Act.

Even as Governor Bruce Rauner denounces higher insurance premiums in Illinois under the Affordable Care Act ... the federal government is trying to tamp down those concerns.

The U-S Department of Health and Human Services Wednesday released an analysis that projects roughly two-thirds of Illinois consumers would still be able to buy a plan for less than 75 dollars a month ... even if rates next year increase by 50 percent.

There are just a few days left to sign up through the Illinois Health Insurance Marketplace if you want coverage to begin January first.


The Supreme Court has upheld the nationwide tax subsidies under President Barack Obama's health care overhaul allowing thousands of Illinois residents to continue receiving help with their monthly insurance premiums.


Monday is an important day if you’re signing up for health insurance on the exchange.


A proposal to establish a state-run health insurance marketplace is advancing in the Illinois General Assembly.


The U.S. Supreme court has agreed to take up a case that could put the Affordable Care Act in jeopardy.


It's been a year since the Affordable Care Act launched in Illinois. The state says 685,000 people have taken advantage of the law -- more than expected.

New Year, New Deadlines for ACA

Jan 13, 2014

It has been roughly two weeks since the first batch of consumers who signed up for the Affordable Care Act have been able to use their insurance. And now, another deadline is approaching.


The Illinois Department of Insurance and the state's major health insurer say they are reviewing changes to the health law announced Thursday by President Barack Obama that address policy cancelations.


Federal officials say 1,370 Illinois residents submitted an application and selected a health plan as the troubled HealthCare.gov website limped its way through its first month.

Gov. Pat Quinn's administration is trickling out information about what Illinois health insurance prices will be on the new marketplace that's a backbone of President Barack Obama's health care law.