llinois Health Matters Sizes Up the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

Illinois Health Matters, a website that provides information about health care reform in Illinois, launched a multimedia series aimed at helping individuals and small businesses in underserved Chicago neighborhoods better understand and be prepared for the new health care law.

Newly added is an interactive map that allows users to see, at the state, regional, and community levels, the numbers of Illinois residents who are uninsured now but able to obtain health insurance coverage when the Affordable Care Act is fully implemented in 2014.