Dr. Kristin Stahl (far right) of Heartland Pediatrics meets with patient, Makayla (far left), who came in for a physical exam on July 26 along with her mother, Wendy Kelly, and older sister, Laney.
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Medicaid Bill Backlog Pushing Illinois Doctors To The Brink Of Closure

During its two-year state budget crisis, Illinois racked up more than $3 billion in debt to providers who serve the state’s most vulnerable patients - and it could be months, even years, before it’s all paid off. As Illinois Public Media&