Posts Tagged “healthcare”

First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced

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First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced

First Illinois Coronavirus disease death announced The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) announced the first death of an Illinois resident who tested positive for the Coronavirus COVID-19, a Chicago resident in her 60s. Health officials are closely monitoring outbreak at long-term care facility in DuPage County The Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) today…

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University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress

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University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress

University of Chicago Law Student challenges Rush for Congress Law student Sarah Gad of the University of Chicago says her own personal experiences from seven years ago involving drug addiction has motivated her to understand the challenges facing many Illinois residents and to support pro bono legal work for those in need. Gad is an exemplary…

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Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families

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Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families

Congresswoman Kelly Votes to Lower Drug Prices for Illinois Families Congresswoman Robin Kelly, a member of the Energy and Commerce Health subcommittee and chair of the Congressional Black Caucus Health Braintrust, released this statement Thursday Dec. 12, 2019 regarding the passage of the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act (H.R. 3): “Too many…

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Gov. Pritzker Statement on Legislation to Cap Insulin Costs

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Gov. Pritzker Statement on Legislation to Cap Insulin Costs

Gov. Pritzker Statement on Legislation to Cap Insulin Costs Springfield, Ill. — Governor JB Pritzker released the following statement after both chambers of the General Assembly passed legislation to cap insulin costs for Illinois families. “Skyrocketing prescription drug prices are an enormous burden for too many Illinois families, and this legislation will significantly lower out-of-pocket…

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Benefits and Services: attend a session or help is just an email away

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Benefits and Services: attend a session or help is just an email away

Benefits and Services: attend a session or help is just an email away By Jerry Field   Jesse Brown Health Care System-Environmental Management Service  Veterans Hiring Fair! Jesse Brown VA 820 S. Damen Ave., Kizer Conference Center, 2nd Floor Damen Bldg. Chicago, IL. Date: Monday, February 25, 2019 Time:  9:00 a. m. to 2:00 p.m. VETERANS…

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On Medicare, Democrats Shouldn’t Trust Trump

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On Medicare, Democrats Shouldn’t Trust Trump

On Medicare, Democrats Shouldn’t Trust Trump Guest Op-Ed. Former Congressman cautions Democrats who plan to support changes to Medicare not to do so By Ron Klink President Trump doesn’t understand or care about healthcare policy. He recently suggested that health insurance costs just $12 a year. And he fervently supported the GOP’s Obamacare repeal plan,…

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