Common sense saves Illinois $140 million in health care costs

Health care in the country is changing, but it’s not the wholesale socialization of medicine that Obama administration critics have feared. Some of the best, most cost-effective changes are happening as states take their pieces of federal healthcare reform and tweak their own systems from the ground up, or reexamine their existing programs with an eye towards eliminating inefficiency. As it turns out, those little tweaks can add up to serious savings.