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Illinois State Capitol building in Springfield. Photo courtesy Illinois Board of Tourism.
According to the Illinois Department of Central Management Services, the deadline for submitting documentation for the State of Illinois Retiree Group has been extended to Friday, Dec. 6, because of the federal government shutdown. There is no need for anyone in this group to request an extension prior to Friday, Oct. 25. Members of the...
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The Illinois Department of Central Management Services has announced that it has extended insurance coverage provided by all current carriers at least until supplemental managed care contracts have been procured. The provision specifically affects those who are insured through Health Alliance HMO, Health Alliance Illinois and Coventry HMO. According to the announcement, those contracts could...
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The Associated Press is reporting today that Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn “has signed a law that ends free health care for state retirees and requires them all to contribute to the cost of health care, based on their ability to pay.” Rich Miller’s Capitol Fax begins its coverage this way: “We still don’t know how...
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In Springfield … With only three weeks left before the scheduled May 31 adjournment of the Illinois General Assembly, there are three major issues still unresolved: the Fiscal Year 2013 budget, pension stabilization and Medicaid reform. FY2013 Budget The House Higher Education Appropriations Committee has been meeting frequently over the past several weeks to determine how...
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In Springfield … The Illinois Senate Executive Committee voted to approve House Bill 3810, a bill that will eliminate the General Assembly Scholarship Program on Sept. 1, 2012. Senate President John Cullerton, who had picked up sponsorship of this bill, testified that this program was good overall and that it had helped many very deserving...
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Members of the Illinois House Executive Committee have approved SB 1313, which will move the legislation to the House floor for consideration. House Amendment 6 was filed on the bill last week, with House Speaker Michael Madigan picking up sponsorship. This amendment would do away with a state statute that has guaranteed government subsidies for...
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In the next couple of days, NIU employees will receive, at their home addresses, a letter from the Department of Central Management Services (CMS) regarding this year’s Benefit Choice Period. Changes for FY2012 that are currently definitive are summarized in the letter. On April 7, 2011, HRS notified employees of Managed Care Health Plan Revisions. However, these revisions have...