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 Bill Status of SB1628  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  STATE GOVERNMENT-TECH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Iris Y. Martinez - Daniel Biss, Emil Jones, III, Neil Anderson, Patricia Van Pelt, Omar Aquino and Pat McGuire

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 105/1from Ch. 23, par. 6101


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
20 ILCS 105/1
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 105/4.02from Ch. 23, par. 6104.02

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Act on the Aging. Requires the Department on Aging to establish and implement a Community Care Program Medicaid Initiative to: provide targeted funding to care coordination units to help seniors complete applications for medical assistance benefits under the State's Medical Assistance program; provide a funding pool to help care coordination units make improvements to the application process; establish requirements for State agencies to make enrollment in the Medical Assistance program easier for seniors; and other matters. Creates the Community Care Program Medicaid Enrollment Oversight Task Force to make recommendations on how best to increase the number of Illinois residents who are enrolled in the Community Care Program and receive services not paid for under the Medical Assistance program although they may be eligible for benefits. Provides for the membership of the Task Force. Requires the Task Force to provide oversight to the Initiative and to meet quarterly to provide the Department with data on the number of persons who receive Community Care Program services and are eligible for medical assistance but are not enrolled in the Medical Assistance program. Requires the Department to publish such data on its website and to collaborate with other agencies to determine how best to achieve the responsibilities of the Initiative. Establishes payment incentives to care coordination units that assist seniors in completing medical assistance applications. Provides that the Initiative shall cease operation 5 years after the effective date of the amendatory Act, after which the Task Force shall dissolve.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Daniel Biss
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2018SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Daniel Biss
  3/1/2018SenateAssigned to Human Services
  3/2/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/2/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/12/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/12/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Human Services
  3/14/2018SenatePostponed - Human Services
  3/14/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Human Services
  3/14/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Human Services
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Human Services
  4/10/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/11/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Human Services; 009-000-000
  4/11/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 12, 2018
  4/11/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/11/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Neil Anderson
  4/11/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  4/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/18/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Omar Aquino
  4/18/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire

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