Claudia Lennhoff

Claudia Lennhoff

Carolers urge Johnson to take a stance on fiscal cliff

Traditional holiday music had a political twist to it on Thursday at a local Congressman's office as lawmakers in Washington continue to try and reach a deal on the fiscal cliff.

Time for Illinois to create health insurance exchange, advocates say

CHAMPAIGN — Patient advocates are celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to uphold the basic provisions of the Affordable Care Act, but a local insurance executive warns higher premium costs are likely ahead for those under 45.

Frances Nelson to move to local control

CHAMPAIGN — Frances Nelson Health Center, a Champaign clinic under the control of a Decatur organization for the past 11 years, could soon be back in local hands.

Health Care Consumers set to join American Dream campaign

CHAMPAIGN — With medical care sliding increasingly out of reach for so many people over the past decade, it's been a constant battle just to keep from losing ground, says Champaign County Health Care Consumers' longtime Executive Director Claudia Lennhoff.