Posts tagged "Julie Hamos"

Better than Rachel Maddow w/ Bill O'Reilly: Berkowitz w/IL Obamacare implementer Julie Hamos, Web and Cable

Public Affairs with Jeff Berkowitz, featuring IL Medicaid Director Julie Hamos, airs tonight (Tuesday) at 8:30 pm in 24 North and Northwest Chicago Metro suburbs on  Comcast Cable Ch. 19 in Buffalo Grove, Elk Grove Village, Hoffman Estates, parts of Inverness, Lincolnwood, Morton Grove, Niles, Northfield, Palatine, Rolling Meadows and Wilmette. and on Comcast Cable Ch. 35 in Arlington Heights, Bartlett, Glenview, Golf, Des Plaines, Hanover Park, Mt.... Read more »

Better than a press conference with President Obama: Berkowitz w/Julie Hamos on Obamacare implementation in Illinois; Watch on Web and Cable

Julie Hamos: Sure, fine, restrictions like health insurance companies should put 80% of their premiums back into healthcare, is that a bad restriction? No, some would say we need to have those restrictions….And, that’s what the Affordable Healthcare Act already includes. Jeff Berkowitz: You see this guy, Milton Friedman, Capitalism and Freedom? Julie Hamos: Yeah,... Read more »

Watch Illinois HFS Director Julie Hamos [IL Medicaid czarina] on Cable/Web

Jeff Berkowitz: What if you are an undocumented worker?  Do you get Medicaid? Julie Hamos [Illinois HFS Director]: Undocumented children in Illinois get Medicaid. Jeff Berkowitz:  What if you are an undocumented adult? You don’t? Julie Hamos: No. Jeff Berkowitz: But, if you are a child, you do.  Should we do that? Does that invite... Read more »
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Watch Hamos (Mack the Knife?) on Cable in Chicago and Suburbs and on web; Do Theis and 10th CD Schneider need Hamos, et al to help them win?

HFS Director Julie Hamos: I am going to be a very unpopular person in Springfield because we’re not going to let people have so many choices in the Medicaid program…We’re working in the opposite direction…  How to contain this program. How to contain the Medicaid budget. Jeff Berkowitz:  But, you have to understand when you... Read more »