Bill Status of HB2352 98th General Assembly
Short Description: MEDICAID-DRUG LIMIT-EXEMPTIONS
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to, in consultation with statewide organizations representing prescribers, develop a protocol that expedites review and approval of prescriptions for psychiatric conditions and chronic conditions such as asthma, hypertension, and diabetes. Permits the Department to exempt, by rule, prescriptions for antibiotics and other categories from the 4-prescription limit imposed under the medical assistance program. Provides that the Department may use emergency rulemaking to adopt these exemptions.