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 Bill Status of HB4165  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  CMS-DHFS-ACA PROTECTIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Gregory Harris - Robyn Gabel - La Shawn K. Ford - Mary E. Flowers - Elizabeth Hernandez, Sara Feigenholtz, Rita Mayfield, Kelly M. Cassidy, Will Guzzardi, Cynthia Soto, Laura Fine, Jaime M. Andrade, Jr., Deb Conroy, Carol Ammons, Kathleen Willis, Juliana Stratton, Emanuel Chris Welch, Melissa Conyears-Ervin, Camille Y. Lilly and Silvana Tabares

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/20/2018HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 375/18 new
215 ILCS 5/356z.29 new
305 ILCS 5/5-36 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Prohibits the Director of the Illinois Department of Central Management Services and the State from applying for any federal waiver that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that was in effect on January 1, 2017, including, but not limited to, any protection for persons with pre-existing conditions and coverage for services identified as essential health benefits under the ACA. Provides that the Director may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through a joint resolution. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Prohibits the State from applying for any federal waiver that would permit an individual or group health insurance plan to reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the ACA that was in effect on January 1, 2017, including, but not limited to, any protection for persons with pre-existing conditions and coverage for services identified as essential health benefits under the ACA. Provides that the State may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through a joint resolution. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Prohibits the State from applying for any waiver of federal Medicaid requirements that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the ACA that was in effect on January 1, 2017. Provides that the State may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through a joint resolution. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
5 ILCS 375/18 new
Adds reference to:
5 ILCS 375/6.16 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the State Employees Group Insurance Act of 1971. Prohibits the State from applying for any federal waiver that would reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (ACA) that was in effect on January 1, 2017, including, but not limited to, any protection for persons with pre-existing conditions and coverage for services identified as essential health benefits under the ACA. Provides that the State or an agency of the executive branch may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through joint resolution. Amends the Illinois Insurance Code. Prohibits the State from applying for any federal waiver that would permit an individual or group health insurance plan to reduce or eliminate any protection or coverage required under the ACA that was in effect on January 1, 2017, including, but not limited to, any protection for persons with pre-existing conditions and coverage for services identified as essential health benefits under the ACA. Provides that the State or an agency of the executive branch may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through joint resolution. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Prohibits the State or an agency of the executive branch from applying for any federal Medicaid waiver that would result in more restrictive standards, methodologies, procedures, or other requirements than those that were in effect in Illinois as of January 1, 2017 for the Medical Assistance Program, the Children's Health Insurance Program, or any other medical assistance program in Illinois operating under any existing federal waiver authorized by specified provisions of the Social Security Act. Provides that the State or an agency of the executive branch may apply for such a waiver only if granted authorization by the General Assembly through joint resolution. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note, House Committee Amendment No. 1 (Dept. of Revenue)
 This bill would have no impact on state tax revenues, nor will this bill affect the Department of Revenue's operations.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  11/16/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris
  1/16/2018HouseFirst Reading
  1/16/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/24/2018HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  2/28/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Gregory Harris
  2/28/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/28/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. La Shawn K. Ford
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rita Mayfield
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  3/2/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Cynthia Soto
  3/5/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Appropriations-Human Services Committee
  3/8/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Laura Fine
  3/8/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Appropriations-Human Services Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/8/2018HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Appropriations-Human Services Committee; 010-006-000
  3/8/2018HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Requested as Amended by Rep. Tom Demmer
  4/10/2018HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2018HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/11/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
  4/11/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  4/17/2018HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Fiscal Note Filed as Amended
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/18/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen Willis
  4/19/2018HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/20/2018HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  4/20/2018HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Juliana Stratton
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Melissa Conyears-Ervin
  4/20/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
  4/23/2018HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares

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