Making Sense of Illinois’ Changing Health Care Landscape


Health insurer Aetna announced this week that it will stop providing health care policies under Obamacare by the end of this year in Illinois and 10 other states. Other major insurers have made similar recent announcements about scaling back health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. This all comes on the heels of Land of Lincoln Health closing down in Illinois, leaving 49,000 in need of new coverage.

Here to help us make sense of the changing health care landscape are Anthony LoSasso, professor of economics and health policy at the University of Illinois at Chicago; and Dr. Susan Rogers, a general internist and national board member of Physicians for a National Health Program.     


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