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Stories with person: Julie Hamos
  • Correction: Illinois Medicaid-Overpayments story 
    Updated: Apr-22-14 5:47 pm
  • CHICAGO - In a story April 18 about Illinois Medicaid paying an estimated $12 million for services for people listed in state records as deceased, The Associated Press erroneously reported that the state's contract with Maximus Health Services ended last year. The state continues to have a contract with Maximus for some services, but, effective May 1, state employees will work with the company to verify Medicaid eligibility.

  • Illinois GOP seeks to close appointment loophole 
    Updated: Apr-03-14 3:15 pm
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Senate Republicans crying foul after Gov. Pat Quinn used a rare procedural maneuver to try to aid the confirmation of two appointees announced several efforts Thursday to close what they described as a constitutional loophole.

  • Governor's tactic delays Senate cabinet approval 
    Updated: Apr-01-14 11:41 am
  • SPRINGFIELD, Illinois - Gov. Pat Quinn used a procedural move sidestepping a deadline to have two cabinet members reappointments approved by the state Senate.