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Sexual assault victims in Illinois billed for related medical expenses

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By Ruella Rouf By Ruella Rouf

(KMOV.com) – Rape victims in the state of Illinois are receiving bills for any medical treatment they undergo in regard to the assault. However, the state has a voucher system that pays for initial medical expenses not covered by the victim’s insurance. The voucher includes 90-days of follow-up treatment.

So why are the victims being billed? Steve Savard finds out.

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