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 Bill Status of HB2352  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  MEDICAID-DRUG LIMIT-EXEMPTIONS

House Sponsors
Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5.12from Ch. 23, par. 5-5.12


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.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/19/2013HouseFirst Reading
  2/19/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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