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The proposal comes in response to a rule issued by the Trump administration allowing states the flexibility to change the services required of insurers who sell policies on the ACA exchange. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Illinoisans in need of treatment for opioid addiction might find themselves in better shape if the state’s Department of Insurance is successful in its latest endeavor. It has applied to the federal government to expand several requirements for insurers on the state’s exchange, most having to do with treatment for and prevention of opioid addiction.

Marlene Satter

Marlene Y. Satter has worked in and written about the financial industry for decades.

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