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 Bill Status of SB2491  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-DENTAL HYGIENIST

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dave Syverson

House Sponsors
(Rep. Rita Mayfield - Patricia R. Bellock - Mary E. Flowers - Thaddeus Jones)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/19/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0974

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5from Ch. 23, par. 5-5


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that a licensed dental hygienist working under the supervision of a dentist and employed by a federally qualified health center shall be reimbursed for dental services provided to medical assistance recipients at the federally qualified health center's encounter rate. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Provides that a federally qualified health center, as defined in the Social Security Act, shall be reimbursed by the Department of Healthcare and Family Services in accordance with the federally qualified health center's encounter rate for services provided to medical assistance recipients that are performed by a dental hygienist, as defined under the Illinois Dental Practice Act, working under the general supervision of a dentist and employed by a federally qualified health center. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/31/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dave Syverson
  1/31/2018SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/7/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  2/21/2018SenatePostponed - Human Services
  2/27/2018SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/1/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dave Syverson
  3/1/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/14/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Human Services; 007-000-000
  3/14/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 10, 2018
  4/10/2018SenateSecond Reading
  4/10/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 11, 2018
  4/12/2018SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  4/12/2018HouseArrived in House
  4/12/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  4/13/2018HouseFirst Reading
  4/13/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2018HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  5/17/2018HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 016-000-000
  5/18/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  5/21/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/23/2018HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 108-000-000
  5/23/2018HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  5/23/2018HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Thaddeus Jones
  5/23/2018SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/21/2018SenateSent to the Governor
  8/19/2018SenateGovernor Approved
  8/19/2018SenateEffective Date August 19, 2018
  8/19/2018SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0974

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