Medicaid covers 1 in every 2 kids in Illinois and 1 in every 4 Illinoisans, including the disabled and people with mental illnesses. Gov. Rauner is proposing to cut Medicaid spending by $1.5 billion. More than half of that proposed Medicaid cut is to hospitals -- nearly $810 million.
All Illinoisans will be paying the price for these Medicaid cuts. In order to continue the great progress being made to transform Medicaid and the health care delivery system, the state needs to Invest in Health. Here's why>
Illinois Hospitals Transforming Health Care
Rush Medical Center Project Donates Extra Hospital Food
to Homeless Shelter (Chicago Tribune, 1/21/17)
University recently launched a project to donate leftover food from the
three kitchens and cafeterias at its Near Southwest Side campus to
Franciscan Outreach, an organization that serves the homeless.
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