Political and Legislative

Illinois Governor Signed into Law that Blocks Insurance Companies from Predatory Tactics

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker on Wednesday signed into law measures to block what he called insurance companies’ “predatory tactics to make an extra dime” by shortchanging consumers on their medical needs.

The Democrat signed legislation codifying one of his top initiatives of last spring’s legislation session, the Healthcare Protection Act, which outlaws step therapy, prior authorization for mental health crises and junk insurance.

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