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217 Today: Marketplace plans deny in-network claims more than you might think

Tuesday, August 23, 2022

Today’s headlines:

  • A drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes can lower the severity of COVID-19, according to a new study from Northwestern University.
  • Students at the University of Illinois returned to campus on Monday for the first day of classes.
  • Ten University of Illinois students have signed up to be the first cohort of the Illinois Neurodiversity Initiative.
  • Macon County is reporting its first case of Monkeypox.

In today’s deep dive, we’ll learn how having health insurance doesn’t always mean the care people need will be covered, even if that care is provided in-network.

217 Today is produced by Sydney Wood. Reporting today contributed by Mawa Iqbal, Madison Holcomb, Emily Hays, Reginald Hardwick and Christine Herman.

Sydney Wood

Sydney Wood

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