New Bill Could Expand Healthcare For LGBTQ Couples, Singles In Illinois

Reset digs into a new bill that would update a 30-year-old law around fertility coverage in Illinois.

Fertility treatments like in vitro fertilization led the twin birthrate to rise from the early ’80s. Now the rate has started to decline among white women.
Fertility treatments like in vitro fertilization led the twin birthrate to rise from the early '80s. Now the rate has started to decline among white women.
Fertility treatments like in vitro fertilization led the twin birthrate to rise from the early ’80s. Now the rate has started to decline among white women.
Fertility treatments like in vitro fertilization led the twin birthrate to rise from the early '80s. Now the rate has started to decline among white women.

New Bill Could Expand Healthcare For LGBTQ Couples, Singles In Illinois

Reset digs into a new bill that would update a 30-year-old law around fertility coverage in Illinois.

A new bill in Springfield seeks to expand fertility healthcare for LGBTQ adults and single women. Specifically, it would mean that health insurance providers would have to cover fertility treatments for LGBTQ individuals — not just straight couples. Reset brings on the lawmaker spearheading the effort.

GUESTS: State Rep. Margaret Croke (D-Chicago)

Brian Mustanski, director of the Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and Wellbeing