New Bill to Expand Medicaid Access in Illinois

New Bill to Expand Medicaid Access in Illinois

SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (IOCI RADIO) – Gov. JB Pritzker is signing a new law to increase access to health care across Illinois.

Under the new law, there will be more Medicaid support for veterans and the expanded eligibility for the Medicaid program enacted during the pandemic will continue.

According to State Rep. Greg Harris of Chicago, the bill will expand the program into several additional areas.

 

Additionally, there will be more Medicaid coverage of smoking cessation programs.

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