Milking Medicaid: A new state contract covers the health care of 36,000 vulnerable children. But documents detailing the contractor’s performance are a “trade secret,” officials say.
Children as young as 13 have been caught hijacking cars in Chicago. Experts say first-time arrestees can’t get the intervention they need.
Milking Medicaid: As part of an ongoing series examining one of Illinois’ largest expenses, the Better Government Association reveals how the five private insurance companies running the state’s healthcare program for low-income residents benefited from the COVID-19 lockdown.
La explotación de Medicaid: Como parte de la continuación de una serie investigativa que analiza uno de los mayores gastos de Illinois, Better Government Association (BGA) revela cómo las cinco compañías de seguros privadas que administran el programa de salud del estado para residentes de bajos ingresos se beneficiaron de los confinamientos durante la pandemia del COVID-19.
State Senate Majority Leader Kimberly Lightford accepted campaign contributions from a Loretto Hospital contractor and Caribbean travel as part of her board duties.
The hospital also admitted to vaccinating ineligible people at Trump Tower and a luxury jewelry shop, according to an audit obtained by the BGA and Block Club Chicago.
A BGA investigation shows Chicago leaders paid millions in legal fees to withhold public records, thwarting a decade-old state reform measure to give citizens more power to shake loose government documents.
Before COO Anosh Ahmed resigned after hooking up friends with early vaccines, Loretto Hospital was paying millions to companies founded by Ahmed’s close pal and business partner.
El comité creado por Lightfoot concluyó que las estatuas de Colón, Washington, Lincoln y otros deberían ser retiradas, pero el Ayuntamiento no ha dado detalles sobre cómo se tomaron esas decisiones, porque dice que el comité no es un organismo público.
Committee formed by Lightfoot concluded statues of Columbus, Washington, Lincoln and others should be reviewed, but City Hall isn’t releasing many details about how those decisions came to be because it says the committee isn’t a public body.