Illinois Expanded Medicaid—What Now?Yesterday, Missouri hospitals blamed nearly 1,000 layoffs, a hiring freeze, and delays in capital projects, on the state legislature's refusal to expand Medicaid.
Gov. Quinn Promises More Cuts and Taxes to Reduce DeficitTrying to make up $2.7 billion, Gov. Pat Quinn says his job is to tell lawmakers not what they want to hear, but what they need to hear.
Doctors, Hospitals, Poor To Feel Illinois Budget PainA new budget could mean doctors and hospitals wait months to be paid and poor people have a harder time finding care while state government falls deeper into a financial hole.