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Pritzker and Pathgroup: a quick timeline related to IL Medicaid

Updated: May 21, 2020

We won’t go into the now viral article about the questions surrounded Governor Pritzker‘s connections to companies making COVID-19 tests, but this is a VERY quick follow up to it. This just focuses on the IL Medicaid portion with Pathgroup.

Since at least 2011 (before Pritzker Group Venture Capital took control in 2016), Pathgroup was contracted with IL Medicaid for clinical and pathology services:

Pritzker seated in early 2019. In July of 2019:

In short, he vetoed a bill that would have required he have to ask the general assembly for a Medicaid waiver ($$$).

Ok. Fast forward.

March 14, 2020:

Illinois is asking the <