http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Ill. state-backed health coverage for kids now has income cap http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/ill-state-backed-health-coverage-kids-now-has-income-cap <p><em>Reporting from Illinois Public Radio&#39;s Amanda Vinicky used in this report. </em></p><p>Illinois had offered health insurance coverage to all children. But now there&#39;s an income cap to get the state-backed coverage - critics call it shortsighted.</p><p>As the name &quot;<a href="http://www.allkids.com/">All Kids</a>&quot; suggests, all children were eligible, but as of July 1, only families within 300 percent of the poverty level can apply.</p><p>That&#39;s an income cap of $67,000 for a family of four.</p> Tue, 05 Jul 2011 22:19:26 +0000 Illinois Public Radio 1573 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Ill. state-backed health coverage for kids now has income cap