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Illinois Adopts Massive Medicaid Cuts

Reduced payments to hospitals and doctors, stricter eligibility criteria, the elimination of prescription drug discounts for low-income seniors, and reduced dental benefits are among the payment and service reductions included in a $1.6 billion cut in Illinois’s Medicaid program.

Hundreds of thousands of the state’s residents are expected to lose their Medicaid eligibility when the cuts take effect on July 1.

Read more about them in this Chicago Tribune articlefinancial paperwork.

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