Illinois increases Medicaid reimbursement for abortion services, funding for reproductive health

The State of Illinois is increasing Medicaid reimbursement rates for abortion services and expanding Title X funding through the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) for family planning and reproductive health service providers across the state. The Medicaid reimbursement rate is going up by 20% and goes into effect September 1, 2022. The 20% increase will cost around $3 million annually. WSIL