Rep. Bellock headlines health care summit

Rep. Patti Bellock (R-Hinsdale) shared her expertise on health care policy with women legislators from throughout the country at a Healthcare Summit hosted by Women in Government today. Bellock's landmark legislation – the SMART Act reforming Illinois' Medicaid system and new laws requiring mental health parity and MRSA infection control have all been recognized on a national level.

Women in Government is a national, non-profit, non-partisan organization of women state legislators that provides leadership opportunities, networking expert forums and educational resources to address and resolve complex public policy issues to all 1,783 women state legislators across the United States.