Illinois Medicaid Moves To Managed Care

The Chicago Tribune's Peter Frost and Marcia Frellick, working in partnership with Kaiser Health News, report: "Sherry Loveless can see the promise of managed care right through her bedroom door. ... But next month, thanks to a restructuring in Illinois' Medicaid program, a renovation project is scheduled to widen the door and build a ramp that will allow her access to the outside. The nonprofit that's now in charge of Loveless' health and well-being, Community Care Alliance of Illinois, also is making it easier for her to obtain medications for her arthritis, hypertension, diabetes and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, as well as transportation to medical appointments" (Frost and Frellick, 4/29). Read the story.  

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