VIDEO - Illinois Department of Health and Family Services' Julie Hamos spoke with interviewer Jeff Berkowitz recently, and she explained Illinois' generous health care policy for children:
Jeff Berkowitz: What if you are an undocumented worker? Do you get Medicaid?
Julie Hamos [Illinois HFS Director]: Undocumented children in Illinois get Medicaid.
Jeff Berkowitz: What if you are an undocumented adult? You don’t?
Julie Hamos: No.
Jeff Berkowitz: But, if you are a child, you do. Should we do that?