Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services http://wkms.org en IL Officials Launch Effort to Check Medicaid Eligibility http://wkms.org/post/il-officials-launch-effort-check-medicaid-eligibility <p></p><p>Illinois officials are launching an effort to ensure the only people that receive Medicaid are those eligible. The eligibility checks include an annual verification of income levels and residency of the state’s 2.7 million Medicaid clients. Virginia-based Maximus Incorporated began the work Wednesday that aims to improve the system, eliminate a backlog and make recommendations to state caseworkers. Thu, 03 Jan 2013 14:01:32 +0000 Whitney Jones & The Associated Press 26345 at http://wkms.org IL Officials Launch Effort to Check Medicaid Eligibility Illinois Hold HIV/STD Conference http://wkms.org/post/illinois-hold-hivstd-conference <p>The Illinois Department of Public Health is opening its annual conference on HIV and sexually transmitted diseases with a "Save Lives, Condomize" giveaway campaign. Public health department director Dr. LaMar Hasbrouck says condom use decreases the risk of sexually transmitted diseases and new HIV cases. The two-day public health conference will draw hundreds of health care providers, educators and advocates statewide. Participants will trade information and develop strategies to prevent the spread of the HIV virus, AIDS and other STDs. Wed, 24 Oct 2012 13:13:41 +0000 The Associated Press 23634 at http://wkms.org Illinois Hold HIV/STD Conference Feds Approve Illinois Medicaid Fraud Check http://wkms.org/post/feds-approve-illinois-medicaid-fraud-check <p>AP Report...</p> Thu, 01 Mar 2012 13:24:49 +0000 Todd Hatton 17099 at http://wkms.org Feds Approve Illinois Medicaid Fraud Check