After protests by child welfare advocates in both the fall and winter, the state of Illinois has now twice delayed the transition of thousands of foster children in Illinois from traditional fee-for-service Medicaid to Medicaid managed care.

But the Saturday deadline for transitioning former youth in care — children that have been adopted or have aged out of the foster care system — to Medicaid managed care looms this weekend, and adoptive parents are worried.

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