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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

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Illinois General Assembly introduces bill to ease access to health care benefits, limit barriers to care

April 26, 2023

A 2021 study by the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services found that more than 900,000 Illinois residents are living without health insurance — and about a third of them qualify for Medicaid...

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In Focus: Albany Care’s residents report violence and medical mistreatment. But many may have nowhere else to go

November 14, 2022

Content warning: This article contains discussion of medical mistreatment, assault, suicidal ideation and racism. Peter Basquin moved out of one Chicago-area residential mental health care facility...

A green infographic about enrolling in health insurance. It highlights three resources: widget.getcoveredamerica.org for finding local help, the helpline 1-800-318-2596 and www.healthcare.gov/see-plans/ for estimating prices. A drawing of a calendar sits above text which reads, “Unless you have a qualifying event later in the year, you must sign up by Jan. 15 to be covered by Affordable Care Act insurance during 2022.” In the center, the infographic notes 5 steps for signing up for insurance under ACA: figure out if you’re eligible, choose your healthcare priorities, gather documents to apply, see subsidies you’re eligible for and decide on a plan.

The deadline to register for health insurance under the Affordable Care Act is Jan. 15. Here’s what to know before signing up.

January 7, 2022

The open enrollment deadline for the Affordable Care Act is Jan. 15. To sign up for health insurance under the ACA — the cheapest way to get health insurance for many — you must register by Jan. 15....

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District 65 Board hears updates on mental health and Special Services

November 17, 2021

Content Warning: This story contains mentions of suicide risk.  Evanston/Skokie School District 65 Board of Education heard updates on student and staff mental health, support for students with Individualized...

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Undocumented Evanston residents face financial, medical struggles without government aid

May 21, 2020

Battling hunger, fear and financial strain, undocumented immigrants in Evanston are relying on local relief efforts to make ends meet during COVID-19. As federal stimulus checks provide relief to 140...

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