SB 1707, a bipartisan mental health parity bill, is now the law of the state.
It had strong support, passing 106-9 in the House and 52-0 in the Senate and was enacted as part of an Illinois GOP response to the opioid crisis.
The bill, now Public Act 100-1023, takes a multi-pronged approach, by expanding access to addiction treatment, increasing health plan transparency, and improving parity enforcement.
Read more in our September newsletter.
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The vast majority of the newly enrolled, some 623,000 people, gained coverage through the Medicaid expansion. Map
Detailed characteristics of Illinois’ uninsured by age, sex, race/ethnicity, education, employment, and other factors. Charts
An independent analysis detailing how Chicago’ inadequate public mental health services require major reform, and laying out a roadmap to achieve it. Report
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