103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2023 and 2024
Introduced 2/8/2023, by Sen. Neil Anderson
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
5 ILCS 100/5-45.35 new
305 ILCS 5/5-47 new
Amends the Medical Assistance Article of the Illinois Public Aid
Code. Requires the Department of Healthcare and Family Services to
increase reimbursement rates to facilities licensed under the Nursing Home
Care Act on January 1 of 2024 through 2025 to a level that is sufficient to
pay wages of not less than the State minimum wage rates in effect on each
of those dates. Amends the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act to
provide that the Department shall adopt rules, including emergency rules,
to implement the rate increases. Effective immediately.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning public aid.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Administrative Procedure Act is
amended by adding Section 5-45.35 as follows:
(5 ILCS 100/5-45.35 new)
Emergency rulemaking; nursing facility rate
To provide for the expeditious and timely
implementation of the provisions of Section 5-47 of the
Illinois Public Aid Code, emergency rules implementing Section
5-47 of the Illinois Public Aid Code may be adopted in
accordance with Section 5-45 by the Department of Healthcare
and Family Services. The adoption of emergency rules
authorized by Section 5-45 and this Section is deemed to be
necessary for the public interest, safety, and welfare.
This Section is repealed one year after the effective date
of this amendatory Act of the 103rd General Assembly.
The Illinois Public Aid Code is amended by
adding Section 5-47 as follows:
(305 ILCS 5/5-47 new)
Rate increase; nursing facilities.