Posts tagged "Illinois Department of Public Health"

State workers hope for quick end to Virginia contractor’s work on Medicaid redeterminations

State workers hope for quick end to Virginia contractor’s work on Medicaid redeterminations
As part of an omnibus Medicaid reform bill that passed the Illinois General Assembly last summer, legislators signed off on a two-year, $76.8 million contract to privatize Medicaid redeterminations. The state sought to hire a company experienced in working with welfare systems nationwide that could quickly review the rolls and remove recipients who are ineligible... Read more »

The background on Alden Nursing Home Meeting

  This May protest contributed to a July 24 meeting between elected officials, public health leaders and a representative from Alden Management Services. Photo courtesy of Chicago Tribune. You don’t always get to see concrete results from your work in journalism, so it’s rewarding when that happens. This story began in early May when 84-year-old... Read more »

Alden Management Promises Changes in Meeting with Elected Officials

A representative from Alden Management Services promised capital improvements to two of its majority-black nursing homes and outreach to area churches, but did not pledge to hire additional staff in a meeting Friday with elected officials and Illinois Department of Public Health leaders. Senator Jacqueline Collins, Rep. Andre Thapedi and Ald. Freddrenna Lyle, Illinois Department of Public Health Director... Read more »
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