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Wednesday, November 17

The Affordable Care Act: Key Issues for Public Comment

The Illinois Health Care Reform Implementation Counceil is now accepting comments on the implementation of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) through 5:00pm on Friday, December 3, 2010. See document for how to submit your comment today!

Posted on 11/17/10 at 02:22 PM

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I believe our state government should do everything it can to support affordable healthcare for all it’s citizens.  I live in Cook County, but not in chicago.  I live in the south-west suburbs.  Because I do not have health insurance I have to recieve healthcare from the county facilities.  The nearest County hospital is Oak Forrest.  Oak Forrest hospital does not have a gynocology department so if I have health issues in that area I have to travel all the way to Stroger Hospital in Chicago.  This is true of many women in this area, all who do not have healthcare.

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