Health care premiums and costs will go up if Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's idea to slap a tax on Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) sees the light of day, a tax expert with a Chicago-based Conservative think tank said during a recent interview.
SPRINGFIELD -- The Illinois House Insurance and Prescription Drug Affordability and Accessibility joint committee listened to testimony Friday on the rising cost of prescription drugs for some of the state's most vulnerable citizens.
While remaining hopeful and appreciative of his call for bipartisanship, Illinois Republican senators called Gov. J.B. Pritzker's budget announcement more of the same after he addressed Senate and House members on Wednesday.