Illinois lawmakers have agreed to make a change to the state’s minor consent law for health care services. The current statute allows children 12 and up access to diagnosis and treatment options for sexually transmitted infections and HIV, but not preventative healthcare or counseling. But a proposal , that now heads to Gov. J.B. Pritzker’s desk, would ensure youth also have access to preventions options without parental consent.
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May 24, 2019 at 05:05AM