(IOCI RADIO) – Medical reimbursement rates for abortion service providers are going up next month.
Starting September 1, providers treating Medicaid patients will see a 20% increase in reimbursements, Gov. J.B. Pritzker said.
Illinois providers are already seeing a rise in women from other states seeking an abortion. Additionally, the governor said the state is pumping another $2 million into supporting family planning, like birth control pregnancy and and STD testing.