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  Governor Blagojevich signs landmark legislation to provide comprehensive health coverage for every uninsured child in Illinois
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News DateTuesday, November 15, 2005 08:00:00 PM UTC0:0
DescriptionAll Kids” plan gives parents of the 253,000 uninsured children in Illinois access to affordable health coverage; Illinois becomes only state in the nation to offer comprehensive health coverage to every child; Parents can now request enrollment information on www.allkidscovered.com

Surrounded by elementary students and parents, lawmakers, health care providers and children’s advocates at Nathan Hale School in Chicago, Governor Rod R. Blagojevich today signed the landmark All Kids plan into law, making Illinois the only state in the nation to provide affordable, comprehensive health insurance for every child in the state. House Bill 806 won final legislative approval from the General Assembly in late October.
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