Feigenholtz assures insurance coverage for abandoned newborn infants and lengthens the number of days a birth parent has to reconsider

SPRINGFIELD – A measure sponsored by State Senator Sara Feigenholtz assures that Medicaid covers any newborn relinquished under the Act. It also extends the time of notice that the police or fire department can inform a parent to share information of the hospital the child was transported to. “Senate Bill 1999 not only ensures that abandoned infants can receive Medicaid  immediately once they arrive