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 Bill Status of SB2913  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  DHFS-EXPEDITED LONG-TERM CARE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John G. Mulroe - Dave Syverson - David Koehler - Patricia Van Pelt - Iris Y. Martinez, Heather A. Steans, Terry Link, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Julie A. Morrison, Cristina Castro, Bill Cunningham, Mattie Hunter, Don Harmon, Wm. Sam McCann and Scott M. Bennett

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/14/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 10, 2018

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
305 ILCS 5/5-5g new
305 ILCS 5/11-5.4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires long-term care providers to submit all changes in resident status, including, but not limited to, death, discharge, changes in patient credit, third party liability, and Medicare coverage to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services through the Medical Electronic Data Interchange System, the Recipient Eligibility Verification System, or the Electronic Data Interchange System under a specified schedule. Requires the Department and other agencies to establish an expedited long-term care eligibility determination and enrollment system. Requires the Director of Healthcare and Family Services, in coordination with the Secretary of Human Services and the Director of Aging, to hold meetings for provider associations representing facilities licensed under the Nursing Home Care Act and certified as supportive living programs. Provides that the meetings shall be held every 6 weeks until all backlogged cases have been adjudicated and the application process has been reduced to the federal timeframe. Contains provisions concerning a 45-day extension of the federal eligibility application processing deadline in suspected cases of fraud; the identification of applicants who had full Medicaid benefits in the community for 6 months or more immediately before entering the long-term care facility; reporting requirements; public-private partnerships aimed at redeploying caseworkers to targeted high-Medicaid facilities for the purpose of expediting initial Medicaid and long-term care benefits applications; the establishment of a Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act compliant database; and other matters. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
305 ILCS 5/11-5.4

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Public Aid Code. Requires long-term care providers to submit all changes in resident status, including, but not limited to, death, discharge, changes in patient credit, third party liability, and Medicare coverage to the Department of Healthcare and Family Services through the Medical Electronic Data Interchange System, the Recipient Eligibility Verification System, or the Electronic Data Interchange System under a specified schedule. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2018SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  2/14/2018SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  2/28/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  3/1/2018SenateAssigned to Public Health
  3/8/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/8/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  3/9/2018SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Iris Y. Martinez
  3/9/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  3/9/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  3/12/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  3/12/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  3/12/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Bill Cunningham
  3/12/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
  3/12/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John G. Mulroe
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Public Health
  3/13/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/13/2018SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/14/2018SenateDo Pass as Amended Public Health; 008-000-000
  3/14/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 10, 2018
  3/16/2018SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett

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