WUIS Health Desk – Quinn’s Medicaid Plan

In recent years, Illinois has added programs and bulked-up services to help people who don’t have or can’t afford private health insurance. There’s “All Kids,” which offers state-subsidized coverage for children.  And Illinois Cares R-X, which helps low-income seniors pay for prescription drugs.   Those are just two examples of the nearly three dozen programs that would be affected by a proposal unveiled yesterday by Governor Pat Quinn.   He also wants to hike the tax on cigarettes.  For the WUIS Health Desk, Amanda Vinicky has more.

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— Support for WUIS’ Health Desk comes from Springfield Clinic.

 

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