Failing Grades: Illinois Fails to Protect Consumers in the Individual Health Insurance Market

Publication Date: September 2008

Publisher: Families USA

Author(s): Ella Hushagen; Cheryl Fish-Parcham

Research Area: Health

Keywords: health coverage; private insurance; premium; individual

Type: Report

Coverage: Illinois


This report focuses the broader discussion of inadequate consumer protections for the individual market on Illinois, examining how the state falls short in protecting consumers, leaving them vulnerable to insurance company abuse. The report also includes recommendations for reforms needed in the private market.