Illinois becomes first state to require insurance companies to cover EpiPen injectors for kids
SPRINGFIELD, Ill. -- Illinois Gov. JB Pritzker has signed a law that would require insurance companies to cover costs for kids needing EpiPen injections for cases of severe allergic reactions. House Bill 3435 will take effect Jan. 1 and would require companies offering health insurance policies in Illinois to pay for "medically necessary epinephrine injectors for persons 18 years of age or under."
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