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217 Today: A glitch in the Affordable Care Act led one family to file for divorce to get health insurance

Monday, May 23, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • The Illinois Prisoner Review Board will have its first parole hearing in months next week after state senators rejected two nominees to the board and a third resigned.
  • Early voting is underway in Illinois until the June 28 primary.
  • The Champaign County History Museum observed its 50th anniversary since its founding in 1972 on Sunday.
  • COVID-19 community levels in Champaign County and much of Illinois continue to rise.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn about efforts to fix the so-called “family glitch” in the Affordable Care Act. 

217 Today is produced by Farrah Anderson. Reporting today contributed by Caroline Kubzansky, Harrison Malkin, Sydney Wood, and the Tradeoffs podcast.

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Farrah Anderson

Farrah Anderson is a student at the University of Illinois studying journalism. At Illinois Public Media, Anderson works as a general assignment reporter and produces and hosts the 217 Today podcast.

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