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217 Today: A new California program expands Medicaid beyond traditional healthcare

Friday, September 30, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • Election officials across Illinois are getting flooded with letters from conspiracy theorists who say the 2020 presidential election was rigged.
  • Former Illinois Governor Jim Edgar is endorsing Republican candidate Dan Brady for Secretary of State.
  • Sept. 30 is the last day the public has the chance to provide input on Illinois’ state water plan.
  • The Illinois Department of Public Health and the University of Illinois are starting a new pilot program to monitor COVID-19 in schools through wastewater testing.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll hear about California’s efforts to push Medicaid coverage beyond the four walls of traditional health care.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Dan Mihalopoulos, Mawa Iqbal, Dana Cronin and Dan Gorenstein.

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Sydney Wood

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