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Changes to Illinois’ Medicaid Program Present Challenges for Individuals with Epilepsy
Published on July 22, 2011

Big changes are taking place for Illinois Medicaid recipients, and, like most changes, they can be confusing and frustrating. And for Medicaid recipients with epilepsy, the changes are also a cause for serious concern. At the end of this past May, the Illinois Department of Healthcare and Family Services (HFS) announced its new Integrated Care [...]

Operation Epilepsy: A Free Educational Program for Veterans
Published on July 8, 2011

Up to 50% of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder are at risk of developing epilepsy. On Thursday, September 8, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will present a free educational program focusing on the latest issues surrounding epilepsy which specifically impact veterans and their loved ones. [...]

Operation Epilepsy: A Free Educational Program for Veterans
Published on July 8, 2011

Up to 50% of veterans returning from Iraq and Afghanistan with traumatic brain injuries and post-traumatic stress disorder are at risk of developing epilepsy. On Thursday, September 8, the Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago will present a free educational program focusing on the latest issues surrounding epilepsy which specifically impact veterans and their loved ones [...]

Sign up for the Chicago Marathon’s Team EFGC!
Published on June 23, 2011

The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago is grateful to be an official Contributing Charity of the 2011 Bank of America Chicago Marathon.  With 1.5 million spectators, 45,000 runners from all 50 states and more than 100 countries – this is one of the premier marathons in the world…and it’s right here in our own backyard on [...]

Take Action — Prevent Medicaid Cuts!
Published on June 14, 2011

Medicaid is important to the epilepsy community—but its future is under attack. The Epilepsy Foundation of Greater Chicago urges you to join advocates nationwide for Medicaid call-in days on Tuesday, June 14, Wednesday, June 15, and Thursday, June 16. Across the nation, advocates will urge members of Congress to preserve the Medicaid program. You can join this effort and [...]